Original kitchen was half the size of the new kitchen shown. A wall between the old kitchen and dining room was removed to allow for this expanded kitchen/eating area.

Van Dahlen Kitchen View 1 Van Dahlen Kitchen 3
View from eating area into kitchen  
Van Dahlen Kitchen 2 . Van Dahlen Kitchen 4
View from kitchen out two-story high windows beyond Family room shown beyond new kitchen was originally an outdoor atrium. Two walls were removed to open the area to adjacent spaces. High windows and roof were added to close in the space from above.