Verandah Place Townhouse is a minimal residence positioned in Brooklyn, New York, designed by Space4Architecture. The constructing’s origin, a carriage home, dates again to the late 1800s, and all through time, a lot of its authentic particulars have been stripped away, leaving solely the framework.
This allowed the architects to create a brand new house inside the open framework of the slender historic constructing. The shoppers, a younger couple with three youngsters, needed a way of openness all through the house whereas sustaining a way of intimacy.
The answer was to create house concurrently on a horizontal and vertical airplane, opening up the format and enlarging the rear home windows to maximise circulation of sunshine. As described by the architects, “The brand new stairwell, clear and daring in its design, is a vessel of sunshine and a steady visible reference all through the brand new residence.”
Photographs by Beatrice Pediconi.