SpacesTV heads back to Brooklyn, this time checking out a gut reno project by architect Jordan Parnass, the founder of Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture. The townhouse was a total wreck upon purchase but it appealed to Parnass as a blank slate. They pulled out everything and designed the home using 3-D technology. It allowed the owners to visualize how the home would look from different viewpoints, as well as view many different options for the house configuration. The result is a bright, airy reno that really opens up the three-level home. Parnass talks about a site-specific, digitally inspired mural that takes up a huge wall in the living room. We also really dig that magnetic spice wall. Like it?
A Real Life Digital Architect [SpacesTV]
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