Carriage House: Contemporary House with A Full Basement

Carriage House is a contemporary house designed in 2003 by 1100 Architect with a full basement space. This house previously was a historic Greenwich Village carriage house. The house building was prohibited by the Landmarks Preservation Commission but the architect finds the best way o make a new level underneath the house building.


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The bedroom comes in a beautiful white interior, including the bed. A long-shaped wooden table is located right in front of the bed. The windows provide awesome views and also allows the sunlight to come into the room.


New Level

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A new level underneath has been created by the architect. They are excavating a full basement. This basement is the place for a bar, a wine cellar, and also a theater. With this full facility, the client can entertain all guests well.


Living Area

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This room is used to entertain all guests and also showcase the art collection of the client. It is an open space with dark-stained oak floors, white walls, and an installation of lighting by Hames Turrell. With the contemporary furniture and design, this living room feels so comfortable.



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The bathroom is designed naturally with white interior. The bathtub is built with a small shower. A large mirror adds an elegant accent to the bathroom interior together with the sink. The ceiling is transparent, a cool way to welcoming the sunlight.


Four Floors

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The switchback staircase creates a connection to all four floors. These four floors are designed for the master bedroom suite, a guest room, and also roof terrace. This inviting and contemporary residence is one of the best designs with AIA New York Chapter, Interiors Design Award, in 2003.

Via 1100architect

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