Within shut proximity to NYC artwork galleries and acclaimed Highline park, Turett Collaborative Architects reworked this A-story, multi-unit townhouse right into a H-story, single household residence with an unique open flooring plan.

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Townhouse structure, typically outlined by a slender width, calls for a really sensible use of area.  Only 18 foot extensive, this transformation was no exception.  The problem was amplified by a dedication to create area fitted to potential artwork collectors who worth dwelling close to west Chelsea’s famed artwork galleries A two story rear extension that includes a 20′-zero″ excessive wall of glass was the design anchor for this intestine renovation.

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The glass rear wall permits unobstructed views into the rear backyard from each the kitchen at floor degree and the second flooring front room. The patio space turns into a extension inside dwelling area. It artistically frames an city panorama that rises above the patio and modifications as day turns into night time, and the winter white change to spring and summer time greens and autumn gols and reds..

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Both the bottom flooring with kitchen, eating room and patio and the second flooring household and front room  have clear views from entrance to rear. The front room divides into two distinctive areas. Nearly 12′-zero″ excessive ceilings supply ample wall area for the show of huge scale paintings.

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The stair design options waterfall or “sawtooth” oak treads and risers which cantilever over the painted stair stringer enhancing the perceived thinness of the stair part.  Glass partitions outline the stair circulation zone on the decrease two public flooring,  transitioning to a  customized metal guardrail on the three personal dwelling flooring above.

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Horizontal bands home windows on the 4th, fifth, and Penthouse flooring assist to deliver pure mild into the stair hallways making what would in any other case be a decent area seem open and ethereal.  The stair culminates in a penthouse which is pulled away from the entrance and rear facades to offer landscaped terraces with panoramic views of the midtown skyline to the north in addition to  Highline  and Hudson River  views to the west.

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Kitchen and eating areas facilitate many consuming experiences, from the household meal, informal entertaining and extra elegant occasions.

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At the three personal dwelling flooring above the lounge degree, loos, closets, and vertical chases “fill in” across the circulation core permitting for giant full width rooms dealing with each north and south exposures. The whole third flooring is devoted solely as a main bedroom with the main bedroom situated in the direction of the rear opening onto a landscaped terrace created by the 2 story double peak extension. A giant stroll-in closet gallery connects the bed room to the grasp toilet clad solely in statuary marble. A glass enclosed steam bathe and bathroom compartment anchor as soon as aspect of the toilet with a full width vainness and mirror on the one other. At the middle, a free standing tub in white corian acts as the focus for the washing expertise.

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Visit our website Turett Collaborative Architects (TCA) is a multi-disciplinary follow based in 1984 by Wayne Turett. The agency is understood for its artistic design, steadily marked by an revolutionary use of pure and industrial supplies. TCA’s work consists of architectural design, interiors, graphics, industrial merchandise and furnishings design. In addition to conventional architectural providers, TCA additionally offers design-construct development administration workforce on many design tasks.

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