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1100 Architect

1100 Architect

New York, NY | Frankfurt am Main, DE

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Downing Street Townhouses

For this new row of townhouses in the West Village of Manhattan, we re-evaluated the classic building typology and worked to balance public street front presence with the residents’ need for privacy. Together the three buildings form a cohesive assemblage, while differences in the window arrangements and entry conditions express the individual identity of each home. These exterior variations reflect the design of the three units, each containing unique features such as an indoor parking garage, double height living space, or expansive rear yard. The modern design relates to the surrounding historical townhouses by employing a similar scale and vocabulary. Subtle manipulations of the façade’s stone surface and gradual shifts of color establish a refined and distinguished presence in the neighborhood.

 
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Status: Built
Location: New York, NY

 

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