Gallery: MESH Designs a Serene Atrium Bachelor Pad in Brooklyn for Acto...

Situated on a 22’x100’ lot in North Brooklyn the original building was a one floor 2,200 square foot garage that proved to be a bit more challenging to convert than originally anticipated. New York City zoning requires new residential units to have a 30’ rear yard. However if you’re converting a space, as was the case for the atrium house, you can forgo the yard as long as you maintain the same square footage.

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  1. JP3 April 7, 2014 at 10:18 am

    the patio appears to be ipe wood

  2. Anita Hohl April 7, 2014 at 8:05 am

    I think it’s gorgeous…

  3. Imherenow December 14, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    In a word, sterile.

  4. nina alwi April 25, 2011 at 12:54 am

    we bought a house in Malaysia that have and indoor courtyard which is open, meaning no doors/sliding doors between the courtyard and dining hall&staircase.The roof on top of the courtyard is flat bars each bars has 6 inches gap.How would you suggest us to design our courtyard taking into account good for security, cleanliness, air ventilation and sunlight.Thank you.

  5. kk88 April 22, 2011 at 12:20 am

    The wood used within the outdoor space upon the ground-do we know what it is? I’d love to know, it’s beautiful…