In this Crown Heights brownstone, spaces are defined by built-in graphic millwork compositions and vivid three-dimensional color treatments punctuated by skylights, fireplaces and bold lighting choices sourced from Innermost Lighting
Francis Dzikowski attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute’s foundation program in architecture and studied photography at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. He spent a decade living and traveling abroad photographing historical restoration projects and archaeological excavations.
While photographing in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings for the Theban Mapping Project, Francis also taught photography at the American University in Cairo. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York working as an architectural and interiors photographer.
This 20-foot-wide wood frame townhouse, located at the end of a row along a narrow side yard, had existing front and rear extensions. The building volume was selectively manipulated—in some cases through addition, in others through subtraction—to improve room sizes, sequences and adjacencies.
Lilian H. Weinreich Architects has transformed the 36th and 37th floors of an existing post-war, residential tower in the premier upper west side of Manhattan, into a stunning 1,800sf duplex renovation. Designed for a retired couple with a love of classical music and ballet, it provides an urban retreat for their frequent visits to NY.
The challenge posed by the design of this 2500 SF West Village apartment was to accommodate a second level for bedrooms while maintaining the architectural integrity of the industrial loft characterized by exposed concrete beams and tall south-west corner windows that offer natural light and panoramic views of the Hudson River.
The layout was configured as an open, airy twenty by fifty foot by ten foot tall primary living space on the parlor floor lined on one side by a full-length bookshelf, art wall, and cat circulation and lounge space. This is a stunning light-filled home renovation project in Brooklyn.
In New York, where real estate it at a premium residential design can benefit from flex space planning. In combining two small 450 square foot studio apartments, Lilian H Weinreich Architects creates a smart, flexible, efficient space that can easily adapt to numerous living, entertaining, and working scenarios.