WHAT: Two similar new (ground-up) 4-story condo buildings in Park Slope
CHALLENGE: To accommodate modern living standards in a traditional
STRATEGY: Massing and setbacks are traditional, window configuration
and materials more daring and modern
CONTRACTOR: ATC Construction Group
PHOTOGRAPHY: Ben Rahn, A-Frame Studio
The penthouse duplex features a double-height dining room adjoining the terrace.
A set of large glass sliding doors separating the living room from the kitchen and dining space, help to retain a sense of continuity.
A view from the tall, open dining space into the more intimate living room.
The Master Bedroom Suite under the roof looks out onto a mezzanine office/library.
The terrace is covered with ipe wood slats.
The lower units have large open-plan kitchen/living/dining areas.
In the lower units, large glass sliding doors can close off the dining room, allowing it to be used as a home office, guest room, or flex space.
A tiled ceiling-to-wall transition in the public stair adds interest to an otherwise tight space.
The Penthouse duplex is entirely set back from the facade and has a double-height space facing the large terrace.