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July 8, 2013
Holding the title of New York's most populated borough and second highest ranking city in the United States, Brooklyn has made quite a name for itself. Here, we highlight five great spaces from the 71 square miled city.
Modern dining area with black furniture and David Weeks pendant light

A Budget Friendly Brownstone Renovation in Brooklyn

A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a budget-conscious patina.

Photo by: Matthew Williams

 

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Rear facade with black rainscreen Richlite

A Sustainable Brownstone Transformation

The rear facade, like the top-floor addition, of New York’s first certified Passive House, is faced in rectangular panels of black rainscreen Richlite over exterior mineral wool insulation.

Photo by: Hai Zhang

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prospect heights residence kitchen family portrait

Top Brass

A couple takes a minimalist approach to their Brooklyn apartment, focusing on supple materials, subtle gradations of color, and custom finishes by local craftsmen.

Photo by: Matthew Williams

Originally appeared in Kitchens We Love: Part 2
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Modern kitchen dining area with wooden furniture

A Budget Friendly Brownstone Renovation

A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a budget-conscious patina.

Photo by: Matthew Williams

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Originally appeared in A Budget Friendly Brownstone Renovation in Brooklyn
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Creative living room with an Eames chair and decorative rug

New Prospects

A Brooklyn architect shows what a little elbow grease, a healthy dose of naïveté, and a decade can accomplish.

Photo by: Dustin Aksland

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Modern dining area with black furniture and David Weeks pendant light

A Budget Friendly Brownstone Renovation in Brooklyn

A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a budget-conscious patina.

Photo by: Matthew Williams

 

Photo by Matthew Williams.

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