Second Time’s the Charm: ‘A Renovation of a Renovation’ in a Brooklyn Duplex
If you have ever absent home hunting, you’re in all probability acquainted with that emotion of ambivalence when confronted with a middling renovation by a developer. On the one hand, everything’s shiny and new and there’s no hazard of discovering a creepy doll in the attic on the other hand, why does that toilet doorway strike the sink when you open it?
Relatively than are living with the architectural flaws of their developer-renovated duplex, 1 Brooklyn couple resolved a redo of the redo was a need to. The pair hired vonDALWIG Architecture to tweak the improvements, to carry more light into their property, and to develop better stream.
“We took the strategy of rethinking the high-quality of space and discovered some simple moves to deliver additional price and spatial excellent to the household,” suggests Kit von Dalwig, who started the architecture and inside style and design organization with her partner Phillip. “We reorganized the backyard degree, relocating the grasp bedroom to the rear and creating a amazing hallway, driving a set of bogs, that connects the two bedrooms but is also a buffer area, too.” They also enlarged some windows and installed new pale wood flooring, both of which helped remedy the deficiency of light-weight.
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Photography by Alan Tansey, courtesy of vonDALWIG Architecture.