With the stairway clearly delineating the second level into the living area on one side and the kitchen and dining on the other the need for additional internal partitions has been completely done away with.
Translating a couple’s love for books and music into a stylish innovative and light-filled home in Brooklyn BFDO Architects completely revamped the interior of this gorgeous rowhouse.
The new cheerful interior of this aged house reflects the specific aesthetic and lifestyle choices of its owners – Brooklyn-based writer Gayle Forman and her musician-librarian husband.
Moving from a small condo in the busy Market Street to a more tranquil contemporary home in the West Plaza neighborhood of the homeowners of wanted a residence that has the appeal of a loft.
There is more though here as a spacious meeting room conference areas a kitchen dining informal meeting areas and a stunning central ‘events space’ find room inside this ingenious new office.
It is the top floor that serves as the private zone with the master bedroom bathroom and study. With a constant view of the living area below both the levels at the Sussex Street House feel connected at all times. The high ceiling living area also keeps out excessive heat on scorching summer days making the residence energy-efficient as well.