Brooklyn Heights Row House Gets a Bold New Personality

Dynamic Architectural Publications

The renovation of this Brooklyn Heights row house features modern elements within a historic context. Glass and steel windows and doors open up the living spaces to light and air, breathing new life into the mid-1800s brick structure. In the living room, a brushed-brass Lindsey Adelman chandelier is suspended above an A. Rudin sofa and a vintage chair reupholstered in Holly Hunt’s Amazed in Night Magic; the floor lamp is from Ralph Lauren Home. Andy Diaz Hope’s Centering Device #8 is mounted in the corner. A custom tufted Chesterfield sofa, mahogany table, and Artistic Frame nailhead-trim chair form a dining area off the …

Luxury modern Aspen home with steel windows and doors

Aspen Abode with Modern, Linear Architecture

Dynamic Architectural Publications

In the Rocky Mountain state of Colorado, every turn in the road holds the promise of a spectacular new vista—and the magnificent sights are not necessarily limited to snow-capped peaks and expansive valley views. The area around Aspen, for instance, has become home to many impressive examples of architecture, including a contemporary structure by architects Rich Pavcek and Charles Cunniffe designed to both embrace its site along the Roaring Fork River and stand out from a wild landscape of evergreen, aspen and cottonwood trees. “This is a pretty extraordinary environment,” says Cunniffe—and one that required an equally impressive response. The …

Modern Austin Home with Steel Pivot Door

Clear Sightlines in Modern Austin Home

Dynamic Architectural Publications

Natural elements and watery hues imbue this resort-like home on Lake Austin. Limestone and smooth acrylic stucco cover the home’s main body, while the second story is clad with zinc panels. The interiors combine modern and natural elements in reference to the lakeside setting. A cantilevered roofline creates variations in this modern Austin home’s geometric lines, while warm wood soffits and zinc panels break up its stone-and-stucco massing. Aluminum-clad windows and a custom steel-and-glass pivot door fabricated by Dynamic allows in sunlight and creates a sightline through the home to the backyard. “This home is all about the lake lifestyle. It’s almost …