The Studio ST Architects has recently completed a renovation that transformed a small and dark studio apartment into a cozy and stylish one bedroom apartment.
The Cobble Hill Townhouse is a large, historic, 1850’s townhouse in the Cobble Hill Historic District. Previous renovations had divided the house into four apartments and compromised much of the original detail.
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.
The public-facing areas of the Link Farm house are contained within a glass volume that floats across the landscape. The private-facing areas of the house are protected by a volume of locally-sourced stone embedded in the landscape.
The program for this 1840’s Greenwich Village townhouse redefined it as a spatially interconnected contemporary residence for a young family.
Primary features of this Dickerman weekend retreat house are its simple, open form and clean aesthetic. It emphasizes natural materials including a stone fireplace, Douglas Fir interior finishes, and indoor / outdoor rooms with a visual connection to the natural setting.