My House: They Wanted the Perfect Art Gallery, So They Renovated Their Own Home

Netherlands couple Robi Reisinger and Christine Mukakas’s white-walled addition is Amstelveen’s newest venue for photography exhibitions.

While scouting venues for hosting art exhibits, Robi Reisinger had an epiphany. The perfect gallery, he realized, was simple and intimate, with plenty of natural light. Since local regulations allowed for generous backyard extensions, he and his partner, Christine Mukakasa, envisioned combining their long-held desire to renovate their outdated house with a fresh idea: creating an at-home exhibition space.

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Caitlin Wheeler
Dwell Contributor
Caitlin Wheeler was a lawyer in Silicon Valley and is now a writer in Durham, NC. She's written about lawyers with zany careers, the North Carolina wine industry, and global architectural design.