Though modest in size, scope and budget, this once heavily partitioned Brooklyn apartment is transformed by the insertion of a volumetric armature that creates spatial diversity in the absence of traditional rooms.
Light and Air Architecture
Light and Air Architecture is an architectural practice based in Brooklyn, New York.
The Switchback House is a prototype for the new urban family, inverting the traditional row house in two primary ways. One, by replacing a stacked stair with a switchback stair, and two, inserting a dramatic skylight directly above the new vertical stair volume.