Stair Hall in Ackerman Farmhouse by Fuller/Overby Architecture

Before & After: Old Beams Meet a New Metal Staircase in a 1700s Farmhouse in New Jersey

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Fuller/Overby Architecture removed a portion of the floor between the second and third levels to create a light-filled, open-air stair hall. "Our approach to the project was to unearth the original hidden timbers and organize a new open plan around the spatial matrix that they define," says Overby.