Central Park West Apartment

New York, NY The 3,800 square foot duplex apartment in the iconic Beresford Building on Central Park West represents a total transformation of the traditional building topology. The resultant “loft” is a sculpted, volumetrically manipulated, spatially dynamic environment. Continue Back
The primary frame is rendered in integral plaster, while the private spaces are defined in wood, separated from the ceiling by glass clerestory transoms that reinforce the overall spatial continuity, while allowing for contrapuntal, hierarchical intervention and programmatic specificity.

The material palette of stone and dark stained oak floors, stainless steel, titanium, anegre wood paneling and cabinet work, reinforce the spatial hierarchy and complexity, as well as establishing a sense of density and permanence.

The design fulfills the formal, object/frame strategy through a complex and composite layering that is both visually and psychologically resolved.

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