MVRDV presents new york penthouse with car elevator
MVRDV presents new york penthouse with car elevator MVRDV presents new york penthouse with car elevator
may 07, 2014

MVRDV presents new york penthouse with car elevator

MVRDV presents new york penthouse with car elevator
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commissioned by real estate developers young woo & associates, MVRDV has redesigned PH1, a 334 square meter penthouse in an upscale building in new york’s west chelsea district. the exclusive duplex comprises three bedrooms, 62 square meters of exterior recreational space and a ‘sky vault’ that transforms the stairway into a gallery and safe. the apartment, located on the 12th and 13th floors of the tower can be reached by car through a personal elevator that brings occupants directly to the residence. the property is now on the market for the first time.

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the split level property provides expansive river views
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based around the concept of a ‘sky garage’ the fluid scheme addresses the issues of flow and movement. the project is connected via a ‘sky vault’ a disappearing, glass-encased staircase that serves as a visible exhibition space for its residents’ valued possessions. a personal elevator carries the inhabitants’ car to the parking spot adjoining the apartment in less than 60 seconds. clad in high gloss stainless steel, the glazed garage space highlights the vehicle as well as views across the city.

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a ‘sky vault’ transforms the stairway into a gallery and safe
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the lower level of of the duplex consists of an en-suite master bedroom with a walk-in-closet, a family room/study, and a second bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. above, an expanded living and dining area is the focal point of the home’s accommodation, complimented with a powder room, kitchen, guest bedroom with en-suite bathroom, car garage and two large loggia-like terraces.

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the luxury residence comprises three bedrooms
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the view across the hudson from the penthouse apartment
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floor plan (lower level and upper level)
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  • Does anyone else find this obscene…… especially in juxtaposition with an article about shelters for the homeless?

    Rich says:
  • Maybe the person who buys this will also see the ‘shelters for the homeless’ article and choose to support it… all because the two articles were featured side by side. Do you think this is a wonderful possibility?

    EL DUECK says:
  • Million Dollar Listing New York bitches!!!

    Anna says:

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