Architectural studio Drawing Dept is liable for the extensive renovation of a midcentury modern-day property crafted in 1952 by mentioned modernist architect, Carl Strauss. Nestled into a wooded hillside of Cincinnati, Ohio the present dwelling survived while adjacent properties were being demolished to make space for significant mansions in this attractive neighborhood.
Its biggest asset lay tucked behind the entrance doorway, exactly where panoramic views of the metropolis and river unfolded to the unsuspecting visitor.
More than time the residence suffered an insensitive addition, improperly executed ‘improvements’, and about 60 decades of exposure to Cincinnati temperature.
Just after intensive redevelopment of the strategy, the household was stripped to the exterior studs revealing the primary volume of the exterior shell. Various delicate, architectural interventions celebrated the intentions of the authentic Strauss layout. Horizontal and vertical mullions ended up removed from the glass wall in the principal dwelling room.
A roof lantern was rebuilt and designed taller to deliver much more light into the bathrooms and the 1970s ‘green house’ addition was replaced with a easy extension of the existing roof line.
Every extra intervention strengthened the house’s romance with the website. A new interior stair connected the initial floor with the redeveloped yard. The existing pool was integrated into a larger out of doors residing room that boasted a new spa, out of doors kitchen area and hearth.
Each and every room, content, and depth was meticulously designed to build a household that was quintessentially mid-century and quintessentially contemporary.
What We Really like: The renovation of this midcentury modern day property presents a sleek and beautiful aesthetic. An indoor-out of doors life-style is embraced with the massive 2nd-tale deck and out of doors kitchen area and eating place, a swimming pool, and lounging areas. Floor-to-ceiling windows body idyllic views of mother nature and past to the town skyline. We are in particular loving the redesign of the kitchen area from dark and cramped to vivid and ethereal with sights of the outside.
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There are a full of 3 bedrooms and 4 loos in this residence.
Prior to AND Soon after THE RENOVATION
PHOTOGRAPHER Ryan Kurtz Photography