Living room at Facility by Carlo Parente Architecture.

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The budget was managed by keeping the material palette simple—including the use of construction materials that aren’t typically exposed, such as the AC plywood used for the timber stair that connects the living room to the rooftop deck. Reusing many of the existing materials also allowed the team to stay mostly within budget.