into a modern residence consisting of concrete, steel and glass. The three story structure is served by an elevator and rests on an exposed concrete garage accessed by a grated aluminum gate. An eight by six foot anodized aluminum pivoting front door opens up to a geometric stair case with etched Starfire
Starfire guardrails. The stainless steel Bulthaup kitchen and module systems include a 66 foot counter that spans the depth of the home.
Photos: Marion Brenner
Architect: Stanley Saitowitz
unique guardrail. The pattern is the result of many considerations: a desire for the perforations to modulate relative to eye level while ascending and descending the stair, the need for a lightweight and self-supporting structure, and, as always, the complex dynamic between design intent, constructability