Collection by Zachary Edelson

Surrounded on Nearly All Sides? These Homes Tackled Tough Sites and Won


From London to Tokyo, cities are getting denser and denser—but these architects and clients found clever ways to carve out their dwellings.

The railings on the middle level are 1.2-by-1.2-inch wrought iron bars and the wood flooring is by Kahrs.
Leone Design Studio transformed James Darrow and Monica Folch's three-unit apartment building in Park Slope into a...
“We have described the house as an urban cabin and this captures the essential character we were seeking to achieve,”...
A linear layout allows for air and light to flow freely through the apartment, making it an a open haven in the center...
The 13-foot-wide sliding window provides abundant natural light year-round.

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