Dining, Accent, Ceiling, Medium Hardwood, Table, and Chair SPAN Architecture recast this two-level space in New York City—previously a photography studio—as a loft-like residence that is rich in materials. A blackened steel staircase, executed by general contractor Richard Kaleta, leads to the private quarters on the duplex's second floor. The walkway is composed of custom etched glass, stretched across an open atrium to below.   Best Dining Accent Chair Medium Hardwood Photos from A Warm, Luxurious New York City Duplex with a Dramatic Catwalk