Michael K Chen Architecture

Carnegie Hill Apartment by Michael K Chen Architecture

The New York family of five who approached us to reimagine a 4,000sf Carnegie Hill apartment came to MKCA with a strong desire to explore new aesthetic territories

A Gut Renovation and Exterior Restoration of a Landmark Brooklyn Brownstone

A gut renovation and exterior restoration of a landmark Brooklyn brownstone in the historic Clinton Hill neighborhood. The design of the house balances stabilizing the building and recapturing its original details with efforts to create a new home

Prewar Park Avenue Apartment Reimagined for Contemporary Family Life

Located in a distinguished Carnegie Hill co-op building, the 2,800 sf prewar Park Avenue apartment has been reimagined for contemporary family life while retaining its original gracious formality.

Bank Street Apartment by Michael K Chen Architecture

A thorough reinvention of a generously scaled but awkward post-war West Village Apartment. Lightened and subtly textured materials, and exactingly detailed custom elements create an elegant and informal living environment for a professional couple.

Upper East Side Townhouse Renovated by Michael K Chen Architecture

The landmarked Upper East Side Townhouse required a great deal of reconstruction, which allowed the designers to completely reconceive the home’s interiors and backyard landscaping for contemporary living.

Attic Transformer in New York City / Michael K Chen Architecture

Having acquired a 225 sf space in Manhattan’s West Village and an adjoining 5ft tall storage attic space, a client approached MKCA - Michael K Chen Architecture with a request to transform the minuscule space into a gracious and multi-functional home.