A Victorian home dating from 1883 becomes a modern residence where the old and the new blend yet at times are intentionally put in contrast to surprising effects and to create a unique dialogue. This project is about preservation of the old and experimentation with modernist language. It is about changing the perception of space yet maintaining historical character and value. It is a project about the quality of natural light and its reflections used as the connecting design element throughout. The ultimate goal of this restoration is to provide its owners with serenity and respite, with a neutral canvas on which to feature their art collection, and where to live their love for each other harmoniously. White oak floors, walnut and glass doors, subtle accent walls, modern Italian furnishing & light fixtures, a sculptural kitchen, are all carefully selected to achieve a unique balance.
Total Project area: 3,000 sf.
Completion year: 2002.