After a lengthy search, a full penthouse floor of a Chicago high-rise was discovered that afforded 11 foot high ceilings, a double height space looking south to the city, and 360 degrees views. The site was gutted to a shell condition, awaiting the new interventions.
Located on a characteristic street in Madrid’s Barrio de Salamanca, the Penthouse H forms part of the seventh floor of a typical bourgeoisie twentieth-century building. It originally housed an Academy of Fine Arts.
Taking in breath-taking views of Sydney’s CBS, The Darlinghurst penthouse is like a next on the edge of the city. The scale of the apartment was transformed by matching interior floor finishes to the external bluestone paving, linking the interior and exterior with the view beyond.
In a dark closed plan with a centrally located elevator and stair core in a 4500 square foot prewar apartment overlooking the New York City Reservoir, open up the spaces to have a connection to the views and light.
Combine the two top floors of a Manhattan co-op building with outdoor space, and convert into a seamless duplex penthouse. The cubic nature of the volume created about the opened up slabs emphasizes the verticality of these two floors so unique to this unit.
This sixteen hundred square foot floor through, West Village penthouse with a private roof was gut renovated and reconfigured as an open, airy two bedroom, two bathroom home. A new stair and bulkhead were designed for access to a new multi level roof deck complete with a bar and hot tub.