In a city where a 300-square-foot hotel room would be considered spacious this 2000-square-foot loft on Bowery is like a dream come true and is surprisingly about the same price per night as a room at a nice nearby hotel. With its 14-foot-high ceilings hand-selected art and a great room featuring a chef’s kitchen the only problem is that you might end up spending more time staying in than out on the town.
Complete with a spacious wooden deck that sits next to the new living area the classy extension seems to blend in with the old existing structure of the family home. Oak flooring ply ceilings glass walls and large stacked glass doors give the revitalized interior a breezy casual aura and the flood of natural light also brings along with it cozy warmth during cold winter months.
A walk-on roof light was used to get this task accomplished while cleverly placed timber screens add to the privacy of the courtyard itself. Inside the home large windows exposed brick walls and steel framed doors constantly remind us of the structure’s past.
Even though the color palette used to create the backdrop in each room is largely neutral bright pops of color jump out to add a fun element of surprise. The result is a living space that steals the show with its individuality and inimitable personality!
A white brick wall with a two-sided fireplace stands as a curious focal point in the contemporary setting while a sleek staircase with floating wooden steps leads to the top level with private quarters. A fabulous use of accent colors curated decor additions interesting finishes and ample natural ventilation combine to transform this residence into an exceptional showstopper.
Contemporary homes that combine smart design with a touch of energy-efficiency and innate simplicity are quickly becoming the norm across a world that is increasingly eco-conscious. Showcasing this trend in a captivating fashion is the refined in which aims to serve the needs of a young urbane family.
The open plan living area contains the dining room a distinct concrete fireplace a beautiful kitchen with open shelves and of course a large living zone. The addition of huge windows brings in ample natural ventilation while principles of ‘adaptive reuse’ employed throughout the home make use of every available resource.