NEW YORK, NY
The top two floors and a portion of the roof of this 18 story building in Manhattan’s Upper East Side were joined to form a single unit. In exploring the vertical connection between the two, perpendicular planes made of wood, plaster and glass slip through openings in the floor, giving visual vertical connection to what is typically only a horizontal relationship. Volumes of space straddle the two levels, creating both interior skylights and vitrines, connecting the inhabitants to their entire home.
Lighting Designer: Richard J. Shaver Architectural Lighting
Structural Engineer (Building): DeSimone Consulting Engineers
Structural Engineer (Glass Stair Enclosure): Eckersley O'Callaghan & Partners
General Contractor: J. Balaz & Associates, Ltd.
Photography: Ty Cole