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LOT Office for Architecture creates all-blue building in Bushwick



LOT Office for Architecture has designed a monochrome blue Brooklyn townhouse for a renovation project in the borough's Bushwick neighbourhood.
The 100-year-old house, now called The Blue Building, stands out from the row of neutral-coloured buildings that make up the street on which it sits.
The Blue Building sits between neutral-coloured properties
"The intention was that a bold monochromatic approach would create a new-building effect, almost making the building a stand-alone object," said co-founder of LOT Office for Architecture Leonidas Trampoukis.
Despite its vivid colour, The Blue Building is a similar height to the neutral properties it sits between, boasting three storeys at a size of 3,000-square-feet (300-square-metres). The building's bold, monochromatic colour is its standout feature
The building's private garden is a large, light-coloured concrete patio that opens out at the back of the house. The patio is built around an existing magnolia tree that towers over the outdoor space.
A reflected corrugated material makes up the wall that separates The Blue Building from the surrounding properties. This material picks up and reflects the different colours that result from changing light throughout the day.
A private garden is hugged by reflective corrugated walls
"We saw the work of renovating a townhouse in the same way that we would see an installation project," Trampoukis told Dezeen.
"We worked with a singular gesture, and ideas of per...
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