Fifth Avenue Penthouse

New York, NY, USA
Photo © Chris Cooper
Photo © Chris Cooper
Photo © Chris Cooper
Photo © Chris Cooper
Photo © Chris Cooper
Architects
1100 Architect
Location
New York, NY, USA
Year
2015

Renovating this residence entailed completely demolishing and rebuilding the interior of the outdated penthouse apartment which was beset by intrusively low ceilings and a labyrinthine interior layout. In its place, 1100 created a clean, organized design that makes efficient use of limited space. The ceiling layout was ordered through the judicious placement of coves and use of low-profile lighting fixtures. In spite of a relatively small footprint for a family of four, flexibility was achieved through numerous sliding elements that allow for interior adaptability. Extensive storage was installed and often employed as a means of dividing spaces. The resizing of several window openings brings a rhythm to the openings and more natural light into the apartment.

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