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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Thinking Outside the Stack

Sometimes a design problem can work its way into a great design solution. Such is the case with this remodel featured in New York Magazine.

Removing a wall during the remodel of this Upper East Side apartment left the plumbing without a place to hide. Rather than re-routing everything to another wall, a rather expensive proposition, Studio Schofield made the bold move of leaving the plumbing right where it was. Or rather, they gathered everything into a central column, using it to visually anchor the room.

And if that wasn't clever enough for you, they added some custom designed spice racks to add some much needed storage.

You can read more about this project at New York Magazine's web site.

1 comment:

  1. Plumbing system must always be hide. It is one ugly part of the house.

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