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Uptown Penthouse Overlooks the Minneapolis Lakes, Minnesota

Uptown Penthouse Overlooks the Minneapolis Lakes

Architects: Altus Architecture+Design
Project: Uptown Penthouse
Design Team: Tim Alt, AIA; Roger Cummelin; Chad Healy, Assoc. AIA
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Size: 2,300 sf
Photography: Dana Wheelock

This sixth floor Uptown penthouse condominium overlooks the Minneapolis lakes, Uptown area and downtown beyond. Designed for a young professional the space is intended to distinguish the private and public realms through sculptural spatial gestures.

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The private master suite is created behind a curved white marble dust plaster wall that pulls one into the space.

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A freestanding Burlington stone bathroom mass organizes the master suite and separates the bedroom area from the bath and dressing spaces.

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A stainless steel shroud surrounds a spiral stair that leads to a roof deck and garden space above, creating a daylight lantern within the center of the space.

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Suspended cabinet elements of domestic and Australian Walnut draw one into the living room and kitchen spaces. Stainless steel countertops and translucent glass walls create a progressive modern quality to the interior edges of the space.

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