Park Avenue Prewar 13

Park Avenue Prewar: A Transformation of Prewar Park Avenue Apartment for Contemporary Family Life

This prewar Park Avenue apartment is located in a distinguished Carnegie Hill co-op building, New York with 2,800 in size. Park Avenue Prewar is a transformation project by Michael K Chen Architecture for a young and fun-loving family. This apartment is reimagined for contemporary family life by maximizing its already well-proportioned formal spaces.

Photographer Loft 9

Photographer’s Loft: A Live-Work Loft with Spatial Flexibility and Maximized Open Space

Located in a former manufacturing building on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, this live-work loft is designed by Michael K Chen Architecture for a professional photographer. Photographer’s Loft is used for the photographer’s working activities, including photoshoots and editing, presentations, and events regularly besides as the owner’s primary residence. It has spatial flexibility and maximized open space to meet the owner’s needs.

The Childrens Library At Concourse House 11

The Children’s Library at Concourse House: A New Children’s Library with A Bright, Colorful, and Playful Environment

This library is situated under the vaulted ceiling of the Concourse House multipurpose space, in a dark and underused mezzanine space. It is designed to break from the institutional quality of the other program spaces, also to engage the children through a bright, colorful, and playful environment. It also allows for flexible transitions between organized and individual group storytelling and readings.