Exposed Brick and Steel Create Backdrop for Contemporary Residence

With natural brick walls and exposed steel beamwork, the bones of Maison Franken, a warehouse residence creates its own set of circumstances that when embraced will create a home of fascinating features that can be played up or down. In this case the features are not only played up but also celebrated. The repeating steel post and beam support structure is reinterpreted into a stunning stairwell of steel platforms that each takes the form of two treads. A minimalist balustrade of steel rods runs vertically from the … (read more)