Legend has it that one has a better chance of finding the Holy Grail than a decent apartment in New York City. Living space is a premium in the Big Apple and living in a cramped, awkwardly-projected flat is nothing rare. Architecture, however, always finds a way to adapt itself to people’s needs, and the reality of living in NYC has given interior design professionals something to think about. And think about it they did!
Small apartments equating less quality of living is not the norm anymore, and this is a brilliant example of how times are changing. This 425 square foot apartment was the epitome of the old days; then, it was refurbished by Specht Harpman Architects who turned into a trendy micro-loft.
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This is what the architecture company started with. The positive was that the flat has 25 feet of vertical space and rooftop access since it is located on the top floor of a six-story tenement block
To make the most of the space available, the concept of separate rooms was abandoned. Instead, an open plan arrangement in which one room flows seamlessly into the next was created. This gives an illusion of a wider, larger space than what is actually there
The concept of a “flowing interior” has turned this old-school Upper West Side apartment into a futuristic, desirable pad
On a scale from one to #EFFINGGOALS, how much do you wanna live here?