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Cubit shelving artfully displays books and objects, accessible by a glass-walled mezzanine that Designer Byron Peart and his partner, the German-born fashion executive Stefan Weisgerber, added as part of an extensive renovation of an apartment in Moshe Safdie's Habitat '67 in Montreal. The couple turned the two-level space into a polished home that brings Safdie’s creative modernism into the 21st century. Photo by Alexi Hobbs. Photo by Alexi Hobbs. This originally appeared in A ...
A ship's ladder leads from the ground floor to a mezzanine-level bathroom and closet in a small brick boiler room that Christi Azevedo, an architect and metalworker, converted into a 93-square-foot guest house in San Francisco. Photo by Cesar Rubio. Photo by Cesar Rubio. This originally appeared in A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco .
In southwest England, interior designer and avid furniture collector Kathryn Tyler built her home around the vintage pieces she’d amassed over a decade. In the small entry, a built-in closet and chalkboard surface keeps things tidy and the couple's to-do list in order. Photo by Andrew Meredith. Photo by Andrew Meredith. Courtesy of Andrew Meredith 2007. This originally appeared in English Designer's Live/Work Home .
By utilizing space made available by its high ceilings, this New York City apartment, although small, doesn't look cramped. “Wonbo had to be able to stand in the sleeping area,” architect Kyu Sung Woo says of his son. “By combining two dimensions—the height of the bed and that of the closet (the top of which forms the bedroom floor)—we made that possible.” Photo by Adam Friedberg.
Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode. The bed was designed to hang from the ceiling and can be hoisted up and pulled down as needed. When not in use as the headboard, the large redwood slab folds down to become a desk. Photo by Joe Pugliese. Photo by Joe Pugliese.
In this garage-turned-family-gathering-spot in Santa Monica, a ten-foot plywood door set on a caster and hinge swings open to fit in front of a bookshelf. Simple and functional, the shelving offers plenty of storage for the home's resident: “I needed lots of shelving for books and records, since I have a quasi-pathological impulse to collect those two things.” Photo by Zen Sekizawa.
The project is located in Mexico City, in a residential complex. Because of its location; on the top floor of a 10 stories building we could modify the layout, exposing the structure of the space and creating and terrace with and amazing view to the city. The ground floor houses the public areas such as living and dining room, study, an open terrace as well as service areas, where in the top floor the private areas are located.