Creating Privacy in an Urban Indoor-Outdoor Home
A single linear bar traverses the entire home along the property line and strings the interior spaces together, never breaking. It begins at the exterior entrance as a concrete partition running perpendicular to the front door. Once Inside, it acts as an architectural ledge in the entry before turning into the kitchen countertop. From there, it continues on to serve as a slim desk and finally ends as a built-in media cabinet.
The homeowner possessed a brilliant collection of books, which are showcased in sprawling built-in book shelves in the living room. Poured concrete panels and floors maintain an industrial element while light green Trespa panels cover both exterior and interior walls. The steel staircase in the center of the home sustains openness with a glass encasement.
The house has been featured in Architectural Digest, Refinery29, Nicki Swift, and other lifestyle publications after the Abbot Kinney gem was purchased by Emilia Clarke of Game of Thrones fame in 2016.