Taking cues from the clients’ 1940s furniture
collection, modernist design details were introduced
to this former traditional cape. The maze like plan was
gutted, and by inserting a central line of structure,
the house’s orientation was altered without changing
the footprint. New floor to ceiling windows open views
from every point in the house. A balcony with a steel
cable railing cantilevers over a wall of Bedford stone,
extending the kitchen and bedroom spaces which
overlook the terraced garden below.
Specifications: 2,300 sf renovation
Robert Silman Assoc. PC, Structural Engineer; Dagher
Engineering, PLLC, MEP Engineer; Resheff, Inc., Contractor

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