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Description

Set between extra conventional properties, the distinction between outdated and new is highlighted by the cantilevered dwelling space over a personal backyard in entrance. On the appropriate, a dramatic stair leads as much as the principle degree, then continues to the flooring above, slicing by way of to a glass skylight that floods the inside with pure daylight.

On the principle degree, a steady loft-like two-story area is open from entrance to again, with the dwelling space overlooking the road and a music space within the rear framing the kitchen and open eating space within the center. The main bedroom and toilet seem to drift, suspended above this quantity of area. Privateness is casually achieved with garment racks that make the most of the proprietor’s wardrobe as a curtain or display screen from the road. The principle stair winds up the aspect wall from the master suite degree to the roof deck above. Within the rear, the storage is positioned on the service alley, defining a backyard space between it and the again of the home.

Images by Michael Moran

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