A new rear facade with enlarged doors and windows adds life and increases the living space of this traditional Brooklyn brownstone home. A new deck off the second story provides a spot for outdoor dining while offering cover for the patio below.
This idyllic backyard hideaway in Brooklyn by Statile & Todd combines nature and contemporary design in a patio that utilizes rectilinear stone (Mica Schist pavers) and an infill of barn red dust with a stabilizing agent.
A new entrance from the stairs gives this Brooklyn rooftop a clean, industrial look that is reflected in the straight-lined wood and metal furnishings. The gray and umber palette blends with the urban surroundings and creates a serene spot to relax.
A walled, brick-floored terrace brings an extra level of living space to this Brooklyn, N.Y., townhouse. High walls that surround the space offer privacy, and plantings at various heights pop against the wall's dark green paint. Contemporary wood folding chairs provide simple seating, while the spacious patio leaves plenty of room for entertaining.
Gray walls and white trim set a fresh, clean tone in this ground-level family room in Brooklyn. A modular sofa and a desk turn the room into a multifunctional living area. Meanwhile, French doors to the back garden connect the home to the outdoors.