City Modern Home Tours: Brooklyn
A rainy start to the Brooklyn Home Tour—the closing event of City Modern—didn't deter those who turned out for a peek into five unique homes in Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, and Boerum Hill. After maps and passes were secured at Module R on Atlantic Avenue, each attendee discovered homes filled with innovative design solutions, unique re-imaginings of space, and wonderful uses of textures, colors and materials.
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- The specter of one's grown child moving back home doesn't excite all parents, but in Surakarta, in the Central Java Province of Indonesia, one couple took the homecoming as an opportunity to double…
- The New York City-based firm Delson or Sherman Architects assembled this duplex apartment in a Soho row house from two stacked apartments and a new rear extension.
- For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.
- Architect Ko Wibowo designed a house of prodigious proportions beneath the hulking rise of Mount Ranier.
- The weeklong City Modern festival concluded with a bang over the weekend with the Manhattan Home Tours.
- Tour the family-friendly, LEED-certified, modern Seagrape House designed by husband-and-wife team Traction Architecture in Anna Maria Island, Florida.
- Taking cues from traditional Swedish rooflines but rejecting the precedent of subpar prefab, Claesson Koivisto Rune bring light and style to their "site-generic" design.
- Los Angeles architect Ray Kappe built a multilevel house for his family back in 1967, and the results still resonate today.