Standing Architecture

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Bring in the Light

where there is light, keep it going,' says alastair standing. more than a motto, it is a methodology that this sole-practitioner architect has been refining through a series of light-challenged Manhattan residential projects over the past several years. First, there was a loft on Broome Street. Once a photography darkroom, it required that Standing use an angled piece of reflective one-sided glass to direct light, entering through a skylight, deep into the darkest extremity of the space. Then there was the Rosser Studio, where Standing rendered the surfaces-windows, tabletops, and walls-that fell into the path of minimal daylight, translucent. And finally there is the Lederman Loft, where Standing's innovative lighting techniques have realized their fullest application to date. Read more

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