Roslyn Road Residence

Ridgewood, New Jersey
Architect
  • Z+ Architects
Interior Design
  • Z+ Interiors
Builder
  • Stackpole Contracting
Photographer
  • Amanda Kirkpatrick
Location
  • Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Type
  • Modern
  • Year
  • 2017
  • Square Feet
  • 4600
  • Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Full Baths
  • 5
  • Relocating to the East Coast from Santa Monica, it was important to the family to bring the spirit of the Modern homes they left behind into the design of their new residence in a conservative, suburban neighborhood outside of New York City. Combining an appreciation for spaces filled with natural light and simplicity, with the skills and mindset of a mixed-media artist, the client sought a home that would provide a quiet, refined backdrop to numerous high-personality moments of texture and color.

    The front façade maintains the scale, mass and proportion of adjacent homes, while the forms and materials reinforce the West Coast aesthetic that still finds a way to integrate into the neighborhood of Colonial and Tudor-inspired homes. As the facades move towards the rear of the house, glazing is increased and open balconies blur the line between interior and exterior.

    The Kitchen, Dining and Family Room spaces are visually integrated, sharing a common glazed wall of floor to ceiling windows overlooking the private rear yard. The pool and yard reinforce the family’s love for the outdoors, while an Artist Studio provides a space the family can retreat to and explore their shared passion to create art when the weather turns colder.

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    Modern home with Exterior, House, Metal Siding Material, Stucco Siding Material, and Flat RoofLine. Street facade, presenting a relatively closed face, with higher transoms windows to still afford a sense of air and sky from the inside while blocking unwanted, penetrating views from the street. Photo  of Roslyn Road Residence

    Street facade, presenting a relatively closed face, with higher transoms windows to still afford a sense of air and sky from the inside while blocking unwanted, penetrating views from the street.

    Modern home with Exterior, House, Metal Siding Material, Stucco Siding Material, Flat RoofLine, and Concrete Siding Material. Entry door, with visual cues of a stair and platform to welcome visitors and elevate them to the living level upon entry. Photo 2 of Roslyn Road Residence

    Entry door, with visual cues of a stair and platform to welcome visitors and elevate them to the living level upon entry.

    Modern home with Outdoor, Back Yard, Swimming Pools, Tubs, Shower, Hardscapes, Salt Water Pools, Tubs, Shower, Concrete Pools, Tubs, Shower, Large Pools, Tubs, Shower, Large Patio, Porch, Deck, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Pavers Patio, Porch, Deck, Horizontal Fences, Wall, and Wood Fences, Wall. Rear facade, with maximum glazing and balconies to maximize daylight, views and social interaction. Photo 3 of Roslyn Road Residence

    Rear facade, with maximum glazing and balconies to maximize daylight, views and social interaction.

    Modern home with Outdoor, Back Yard, Hardscapes, Large Pools, Tubs, Shower, Salt Water Pools, Tubs, Shower, Concrete Pools, Tubs, Shower, Swimming Pools, Tubs, Shower, Large Patio, Porch, Deck, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, and Pavers Patio, Porch, Deck. Taking a break in the pool, and for the Summer at least, not missing Santa Monica! Photo 4 of Roslyn Road Residence

    Taking a break in the pool, and for the Summer at least, not missing Santa Monica!

    Modern home with Exterior, House, Metal Siding Material, Stucco Siding Material, and Flat RoofLine. Rear facade at dusk. Given the amazingly private rear yard, the house opens to the yard and welcomes reciprocal views. The warmth of the glow of interior lights spills out to the yard and patios. The client, being a mixed media artist, worked with artists to introduce a mural that held special  personal meaning and importance. Photo 5 of Roslyn Road Residence

    Rear facade at dusk. Given the amazingly private rear yard, the house opens to the yard and welcomes reciprocal views. The warmth of the glow of interior lights spills out to the yard and patios. The client, being a mixed media artist, worked with artists to introduce a mural that held special personal meaning and importance.

    Modern home with Living Room, Bench, Light Hardwood Floor, and Ceiling Lighting. Entry foyer, suggesting a visual cue to turn the corner, but allowing for privacy upon entry. Photo 6 of Roslyn Road Residence

    Entry foyer, suggesting a visual cue to turn the corner, but allowing for privacy upon entry.

    Modern home with Staircase, Wood Tread, and Metal Railing. Stairway with custom slat wall to give a hint of the stair beyond, while eliminating the need for extravagant, unwanted visual clutter of a railing. Photo 7 of Roslyn Road Residence

    Stairway with custom slat wall to give a hint of the stair beyond, while eliminating the need for extravagant, unwanted visual clutter of a railing.

    Modern home with Kitchen, Refrigerator, Wall Oven, Cooktops, Range Hood, Microwave, Dishwasher, Engineered Quartz Counter, Wood Counter, White Cabinet, Light Hardwood Floor, Glass Tile Backsplashe, Ceiling Lighting, Pendant Lighting, Accent Lighting, and Undermount Sink. Kitchen and dining area, visually integrated, through the continuity of ground and ceiling plane and material, while still maintaining a distinct sense of individual place. Photo 8 of Roslyn Road Residence

    Kitchen and dining area, visually integrated, through the continuity of ground and ceiling plane and material, while still maintaining a distinct sense of individual place.

    Modern home with Dining Room, Chair, Table, Stools, Ceiling Lighting, Pendant Lighting, and Light Hardwood Floor. Dining area overlooking rear yard Photo 9 of Roslyn Road Residence

    Dining area overlooking rear yard

    Modern home with Living Room, Sectional, Coffee Tables, Console Tables, Chair, Ceiling Lighting, Light Hardwood Floor, Hanging Fireplace, and Corner Fireplace. Living room, and retro fireplace with its' curvilinear form, anchors the space, while breaking the rectilinear lines of the limited, strong furniture pieces . Photo 10 of Roslyn Road Residence

    Living room, and retro fireplace with its' curvilinear form, anchors the space, while breaking the rectilinear lines of the limited, strong furniture pieces .

    Modern home with Bath Room, Porcelain Tile Floor, Wall Mount Sink, Open Shower, Ceiling Lighting, Wall Lighting, Engineered Quartz Counter, Ceramic Tile Wall, and Two Piece Toilet. Custom resin panels, designed specifically for the proportion of the shower. Photo 11 of Roslyn Road Residence

    Custom resin panels, designed specifically for the proportion of the shower.

    Modern home with Bedroom, Bed, Night Stands, Ceiling Lighting, Pendant Lighting, Chair, and Light Hardwood Floor. Master bedroom, with rear-facing balcony overlooking the pool beyond. Photo 12 of Roslyn Road Residence

    Master bedroom, with rear-facing balcony overlooking the pool beyond.

    Modern home with Bath Room, Engineered Quartz Counter, Undermount Sink, Enclosed Shower, Ceiling Lighting, Wall Lighting, One Piece Toilet, Mosaic Tile Wall, Alcove Tub, Light Hardwood Floor, and Porcelain Tile Wall. Kid's Bathroom Photo 13 of Roslyn Road Residence

    Kid's Bathroom

    Modern home with Bath Room, Engineered Quartz Counter, Ceramic Tile Floor, Undermount Sink, Alcove Tub, Enclosed Shower, Ceiling Lighting, Wall Lighting, One Piece Toilet, Porcelain Tile Wall, and Mosaic Tile Wall. Bathroom with simple lines and color to provide a backdrop to which a child can introduce color and personal items that will change as he matures. Photo 14 of Roslyn Road Residence

    Bathroom with simple lines and color to provide a backdrop to which a child can introduce color and personal items that will change as he matures.

    Modern home with Living Room, End Tables, Ceiling Lighting, and Light Hardwood Floor. Sitting area Photo 15 of Roslyn Road Residence

    Sitting area

    Modern home with Bedroom, Bookcase, Storage, Chair, Ceiling Lighting, Light Hardwood Floor, and Shelves. A pop of color, and a window to reflect out to in the son's bedroom. Photo 16 of Roslyn Road Residence

    A pop of color, and a window to reflect out to in the son's bedroom.

    Modern home with Office, Craft Room, Chair, Bookcase, Desk, and Light Hardwood Floor. Family art room, the heart of the house where this family's shared passion of creating art together is nurtured. Photo 17 of Roslyn Road Residence

    Family art room, the heart of the house where this family's shared passion of creating art together is nurtured.

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