Upper West Side Duplex Remodel

Upper West Side Duplex Remodel

Lilian H. Weinreich Architects
West 72nd Street, New York, NY 10023, USA | View Map
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Private Houses
© Francis Dzikowski
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Axor Hansgrohe SE
Wall Hung WCDuravit
Stainless Refrigerator/FreezerSub-Zero/Wolf
Pendant lampsAMEICO
Dishwasher ASKO
Bath TubBainUltra Inc.

Product Spec Sheet
Wall Hung WC
by Duravit
Stainless Refrigerator/Freezer
Pendant lamps
Bath Tub

Upper West Side Duplex Remodel

Lilian H. Weinreich Architects as Architects

This 1,800 square foot duplex renovation, designed for a retired couple, is based on a set of ancient design aesthetics embraced by the owners during the years the family lived and worked in Japan. These include the ideals of wabi (transient stark beauty), sabi (patina, aging), and yūgen (profound subtlety). The design divides the space cleanly into public/private. The lower level is an open utilitarian space for dining and entertainment with floor-width views and sliding Shoji screens. The private bedrooms on the upper level feature a sequence of graceful forms that flow around a central core wall. This result exemplifies the Enso “circle”: the absolute in strength/elegance/void.


Material Used :
1. Flooring - Solid walnut 
2. Staircase - Wire brushed steel runner and supports 
3. Wood Treads - Oak treads stained to match the flooring
4. Lighting - Recessed low voltage Iris MR16 downlights
5. Sliding doors - Custom Poliform
6. Window Enclosure: - Custom
7. Electronic Control - Lutron Integrated Home Automation with i-pads
8. Paint - Fine Paints of Europe

1. Lighting - Poulsen Magazin Fixture galvanized finish

1. Pendant lamps - Ameico Pendants 
2. Flooring - Hastings casamood neutra porcelain tiles 
3. Countertops - Madre perola quartzite slabs
4. Cabinetry - Custom
5. Column Enclosure - Custom stainless steel panels
6. Paint - Fine Paints of Europe

1. Sub-Zero - Stainless Refrigerator/Freezer
2. Blue Star - Gas Range
3. Viking - Microwave/Ventless Hood combo
4. Asko - Dishwasher 

1. Vanity - Granite slab with custom walnut shelf under
2. Shower base - Granite slabs 
3. Flooring - Hastings Casamood Neutra Porcelain Tiles 
4. Walls - Hastings Casamood Neutra Glass Mosaic Tiles 
5. Shower Enclosure - Streak-freeLow-iron Glass
6. Plumbing Fixtures - Hansgrohe Axor 
7. Paint - Fine Paints of Europe

1. Cantilevered Vanity - Custom, high gloss lacquer 
2. Medicine cabinet - Custom 
3. Flooring & Walls - Calcata Gold Tile /Borghini marble slabs
4. Shower Enclosure - Custom, Streak-freeLow-iron Glass
5. Plumbing Fixtures - Hansgrohe Axor 
6. Bath Tub - Bain-Ultra 
7. Wall Hung WC - Duravit 
8. Paint - Fine Paints of Europe

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