Yard, a project by 2.ink Studio, transforms an industrial building into a community space with a cascading urban garden, earning it an ASLA 2018 Honor Award. The greenery enhances the Portland, Oregon, cityscape.
The elegance of this modern kitchen is highlighted by the sculptural range hood, marble backsplash and waterfall countertops. These elegant features help to accentuate the beautiful views of the Boston cityscape that spreads out beneath the condo.
The homeowners wanted an open concept space that would be functional for entertaining, so designers combined the couple's living areas to create one large entertainment space. With windows surrounding the home, the cityscape is visible from each area. The couple's postmodern art collection is also sprinkled throughout the spaces so that the couple and their guests can admire them no matter which area in which they choose to sit.
From this high up, downtown Seattle almost looks like a painting or photograph. Soaring glass windows perfectly frame the cityscape, while a small succulent balances the urban aesthetic with natural greenery.