27 Oct '14, 1pm

What a cool idea. Moss outdoor rugs:

The Willow Street Residence, a renovated townhouse with a historic façade was located on a quiet, tree-canopied street. This site had gone through several architectural changes before architect Robert Kahn ’s renovation. Once a horse stable, and then 7 separate apartments, the home features a design that preserves its unique history by including some of the previous materials. Stable horse rings still grace the exposed brick walls, and the wooden beams that once separated the home into separate apartments have been salvaged to create the dining room table and the wooden ledge that accents the living room’s lounge area. The garden areas, landscaped by Susana Drake, also salvaged on-site materials during the renovation, while the pea gravel and plants have created a permeable surface to absorb surface runoff into the NYC ground water system. The renovated Boerum Hill rowhous...

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