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The cofounder and chief operations officer talks about the design-build process, how long a gut renovation will take, and how to save money.
The founder of Crown Heights-based Hatchet Design Build explains the design-build process and how the firm mixes contemporary design with historic details.
Whether you live in a house or apartment, have never renovated or need a refresher, get answers to your questions about home renovation at the next Brownstoner Home Events panel.
What if you had a remarkable and unique home and rather than moving, you decided to take on the challenge of customizing the space to fit your changing needs?
It was a time in Brooklyn when two schoolteachers with adventurous spirits and a willingness to get their hands dirty could cobble together enough money to buy their own slice of the borough.
A client approached the team at Madera with a wish: He had grown up with a unique herringbone floor, and he wanted to re-create it in his four-story brownstone in Bed Stuy.
Nonprofit dance and youth development center Dancewave is embarking on an extensive renovation that will result in a new community arts and culture center at its current address at 182 4th Avenue in Gowanus, just blocks from Barclays Center.
This may be the only townhouse in Brooklyn with a room dedicated to a urinal, entered via swinging saloon-style doors. “It’s the kind of thing you can do when you have 6,000 square feet,” said Elizabeth Roberts of Ensemble Architecture.
The busy Gowanus-based firm masterminded the transformation of this five-story, 25-foot-wide corner building, taking it from a three-family plus doctor’s office to a four-story home for a single family, with a rental apartment and a professional office on the garden level.
There’s a cautionary tale for prospective homebuyers in the case of this four-story brick house that had lost its neighbor to one side.
“The sellers didn’t allow my clients to do a structural inspection. That signaled something fishy,” said architect Sarah Strauss, AIA, of the Bed Stuy-based design/build company Bigprototype, which was called in after the purchase to do what the new homeowners originally thought would be a relatively modest interior renovation.