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2017-10-19 12:00:002017-10-19 13:00:00America/New_YorkBuilding of the Day: Carroll House21 steel containers are collected and stacked. The stack is
Carroll House 2 Monitor St Brooklyn NY 11222
Oct 19, 2017
Oct 19 12pm to 1pm
21 steel containers are collected and stacked. The stack is then cut diagonally along both top and bottom, creating a striking profile that invokes Williamsburg’s industrial past, while providing a sculptural nod to the rapidly changing neighborhood. The house is located on a typical corner lot in Brooklyn, measuring 25×100 feet. Transforming the containers into a single-family residence, the diagonal cut generates a private monolith enclosed from the surrounding streets. The diagonal also modifies the conventional groun-floor rear yard type and use, allocating private outdoor space on every floor of the house. Large glass doors allow access to each deck, offering light and cross-ventilation at all levels. A steel stair along the north wall connects all outdoor spaces.
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