In this loft residence, the shell of the space is articulated by the exposure of its limed brick enclosure and sprinklers and overhead utilities. All added partitions are articulated in a white lacquer panel system by differentiating vocabularies of old and new.
Michael Moran is an architectural photographer in New York.
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Combine two disparate developer units atop a new Manhattan highrise, a two-story penthouse and a simplex below, to create a seamless single-family Manhattan triplex apartment.
In one of Manhattan’s noted landmark beaux-arts revival buildings, combine two untouched disparate penthouses (circa 1920) and create one cohesive seamless residence.
The objective in this large scale prewar Manhattan Apartment with a long dark narrow succession of closed rooms is to create a series of organized open spaces that take advantage of south and west exposures to light and incorporate views of Manhattan’s Central Park.
Oriented in relation to the rolling hills of its site and views of surrounding mountain ranges, the Sleeve house is conceived as two elongated volumes – a smaller one sleeved into a larger – sitting on a cast-in-place concrete base.
An intrinsic connection to, and respect for, nature defines this Montauk weekend residence at every glance. The owners purchased two adjacent lots that were sold as one, a rarity to find in the area. Yet instead of building one oversized house, RYA created two separate structures — a main house and a guest house/garage — on the property.