of structures is a trend that is here to stay and many homeowners across the world are quickly starting to understand the many benefits that it offers. This beautiful and innovative in is another example of such creative reuse that not only reduces cost and wastage of materials but pays a befitting tribute to the rich heritage of the structure and the neighborhood in which it sits. Turned into an elegant modern family home by Chris Dyson Architects the revamped warehouse proudly displays its striking brick walls along with curated decor additions that reinforce the vintage setting.
Just a hop skip and a jump across the East River from Manhattan these modern Long Island City accommodations allow guests to experience the skyline in a way that just isn’t possible from within the island. Just imagine waking up to all of NYC’s most spectacular architecture laid out in front of you as you make breakfast in the immaculate chef’s kitchen. Plus the slightly off-the-beaten-path location makes this 1000-square-foot 2-bedroom penthouse a bargain.
With a roof garden and to power the house it is a lot more energy-efficient than it seems. With an additional guest apartment a model-train room and other facilities downstairs this is a renovated residence that completely bowls you over with its charm!
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.
Spread across the home boasts an overall form and unassuming interior that are defined by functionality and sustainability. Large windows bring in plenty of natural light and reduce dependence on artificial illumination while warm wooden surfaces offer the perfect insulation.
If you have ever been to the city of you will be pretty familiar with those lovely Victorian homes of the city that seem to be neatly stacked up next to one another. This gorgeous seems just like another one of those many elegant houses from the outside but step inside and you will see a completely different world!
Perfect for architecture buffs this glassy Lower East Side penthouse features wall-to-wall floor-to-ceiling windows that let some of NYC’s most famous buildings right in. The efficient yet airy layout features two bedrooms and your own loft apartment with views of the Freedom Tower and the Chrysler building.