Park Avenue Prewar: A Transformation of Prewar Park Avenue Condominium for Modern day Household Life
This prewar Park Avenue apartment is found in a distinguished Carnegie Hill co-op setting up, New York with 2,800 in dimension. Park Avenue Prewar is a transformation task by Michael K Chen Architecture for a younger and enjoyable-loving family members. This apartment is reimagined for up to date household daily life by maximizing its now effectively-proportioned formal spaces.
Design and style
The architect transforms this apartment for the require of the spouse and children for modern household lifestyle though retaining the unique gracious formality. The transformation also focuses on maximizing the already effectively-proportioned official spaces such as the official residing home and eating place, and a generous entrance gallery. The dark and crowded storage and service locations are transformed into useful modern living features.
The architect starts to produce enlarged openings for the reason that of the historic format is segmented. These openings can increase the circulation in between spaces. The organic light, playfulness during, and visual interconnectivity also can be maximized with the assortment of design objects, exceptional artwork, finishes, and household furniture. The interiors of this apartment are playful, graphic, and vibrant with a blend of curated home furnishings, lights, and artwork.
MKCA is accountable for the two structure and architecture style in this job. This apartment has a powder home and a cloakroom duet. The moody and modern new powder place is found on a former closet and lined from ground to ceiling of the apartment in handmade metallic black tiles from Heath Ceramics. It also functions a floating custom console of barely pink Rosa Aurora stone, conjuring illustrations or photos of nightclub naughtiness, and lacquer, and smoke mirror.
The generous new cloakroom across the gallery of the condominium delivers puffy flamingo wallpaper, integrated LED lighting, and powdery pink lacquer built-ins, producing a sunny and playful disposition. This cloakroom also absorbs coats, footwear, and newborn strollers for the household and their guests in in-depth millwork compartments.
The area and shadow shaping spotlight the daylight-challenged kitchen area on Park Avenue. A series of diversified products are released into the condominium area by the architect following clearing the warren of company rooms away. These products include things like acid etched glass, wire-brushed and ebonized white oak, white and black marble, and glossy three-dimensional tiles.
The energetic and playful place is also the major goal of this project, produced from the reflective textures of the elements and the complete absence of upper cabinetry.
Photographer: Brooke Holm