On the outskirts of downtown Atlanta, within the bounds of an historic neighborhood, a traditional façade conceals the true modern nature of the Ansley Park Glass House. Architects Brian Bell and David Yocum recently completed a renovation of the home, which was originally built in 1910. From the rear, the dramatic nature of the added living space is immediately apparent. Rectilinear, double-height living spaces with floor to ceiling windows contrast the traditional forms at the front of the home.
A dark, smoky color palette both inside and out is countered by the extensive use of glass. The glass also provides the home’s residents with unobstructed views of the nearby Atlanta skyline. The most notable interior feature is a visually-lightweight central staircase, supported by stringers from above, which appears to float between living spaces.
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Source: Digs Digs