Color is rarely seen here with a neutral palette industrial style lighting minimal bedrooms and the of glass and wood partitions shaping a smart space-savvy interior. A makeover that respects the old even while embracing the new!
Finding a new way to insulate the unique roof of the house that keeps out tropical heat and training local workers to adapt to new construction techniques were the two biggest challenges that architects faced during the execution of the project. The result though is a cost-effective practical and inventive dwelling that makes life for its residents a whole lot easier!
The new cheerful interior of this aged house reflects the specific aesthetic and lifestyle choices of its owners – Brooklyn-based writer Gayle Forman and her musician-librarian husband.
It is the lowest level that contains the guest space along with the home gym and along with additional guest spaces. The top level is the private zone with the master bedroom along with the home office and study which is a masterpiece in itself.
As changing colors of fall and the falling leaves shape the landscape around us we all inevitable start thinking about the chilly winter ahead and even the many delights of Holiday Season.
A series of balconies and terraces filled with indoor plants and the surrounding trees become a major part of the narrative and elevate the quality of lifestyle at these dashing urban residences. Color is brought in using décor wall art and accessories while minimal floating stairways and lovely glass walkways complete these exceptional homes.
With large glass doors and a roof that folds up to the north there is no shortage of natural light inside the new house. This abundant illumination filters into the existing part of the house and transforms the bedrooms as well. A light-filled and elegant addition that seamlessly combines the old and the new!