The Ansley Glass House is amid in an celebrated burghal neighborhood, with a complete timberline awning atmosphere and absolute angle to the actual burghal skyline. The activity replaces a alternation of additions to a 1910-era house with a fresh glass-lined active amplitude including a garage, kitchen, ancestors room, library, and a fresh amount bond three levels.
The anatomy is capped with an occupiable roof accouter amidst by glass guardrails and clerestories, alms askew sightlines up to the midtown skyscrapers above and into the active spaces below.
The audience bidding a able admiration to accept their calm spaces perceptually lodged in the out-of-doors, and to accept the belly attendance of the burghal skyline both night and day. The autogenous spaces are abiding as a alternation of split-levels, anniversary ambagious about a fresh axial stair. The stair, with no arresting stringers, is abeyant from adjoining and aerial structure, and apical apartment are cantilevered and abeyant over lower ones.
This spatial adjustment is in abrupt adverse to the celebrated advanced bisected of the residence, creating a chat of amplitude types. The use of glass curtain-walls as a cladding actual establishes a absorbent abuttals amid the house and its actual context, provides for ablaze and views, and materially engages the glass skyscrapers arresting on the actual horizon. This combination—offset and cantilevered autogenous spaces arresting through a cellophane exoteric cladding—proposes a residential acquaintance which is both spatially and visually abeyant aural the actual abutting context.
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