New York based studio General Assembly developed a total renovation project for an apartment in the Vinegar Hill neighbourhood. After trying and failing to find an apartment with character, the owners of this space opted to combine two fairly lifeless new development apartments and renovate to perfectly suit their style.
General Assembly creates award-winning spaces for work and life. We are a team of architects, interior designers, product designers and project managers who oversee every part of the process from initial sketching through site management, because great design is about the execution, not just the idea. Leading the team is Sarah Zames. Prior to starting General Assembly, Sarah honed her skills at several international firms, including Skidmore Owings and Merrill, Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects, and Rafael Viñoly Architects. Sarah earned a Masters in Architecture from UCLA and a Bachelor’s degree from New York University. The studio is based in Brooklyn, New York.
This loft in a former jute mill was in a state of disrepair when we got our hands on it. Our approach was to combine many of the original elements with modern touches to create a space with a clean, contemporary, yet raw feeling.
In Brooklyn Heights, architect Sarah Zames of firm General Assembly turned a dated 800-square-foot apartment into a comfortable home for a young couple. From the architect: The owners of State Street apartment are creatives with busy travel schedules so we wanted to create an airy, welcoming home for them to come back to at the end of […]