| by Kenneth Chase | 100 comments

Architects Cut Through Roof To Convert Carriage House Into Sunbathed Home


Enhle Marley Mabuza

Nov 11, 2019, 5:57 pm Reply

I love this

Peke’s Repose

Nov 11, 2019, 6:05 pm Reply

light art cool 😀


Nov 11, 2019, 6:24 pm Reply

Thank you Dyson.

Stephen Judd

Nov 11, 2019, 6:27 pm Reply

Beautiful. The light and courtyard are wonderful.

Bruce Tran

Nov 11, 2019, 6:33 pm Reply

those white plywood walls looks so cheap up close

Kale Brecht

Nov 11, 2019, 6:38 pm Reply

Beth and Chris reminded me of a younger version of American Gothic.


Nov 11, 2019, 6:41 pm Reply

Love the work on light volumes.


Nov 11, 2019, 6:44 pm Reply


Brandon Burrell

Nov 11, 2019, 7:03 pm Reply


Steven Hill

Nov 11, 2019, 7:04 pm Reply

This was rather calming to watch.


Nov 11, 2019, 7:10 pm Reply

I like the skylights. I love the garden BUT you just took away valuable square footage and I think it's worth it.
The only thing I don't like is the stair openings between the steps, in which a very young child could fall through (which is also a big NO SALE for me if I had very young children). I like the openings but maybe close it off a little so that a young child cannot fit through, or insert clear acrylic sheets in the openings.
I totally disagree with wood above the stove which could catch fire or be charred.

Etienne Fritsch

Nov 11, 2019, 7:17 pm Reply

Making some actual real architecture content lately, great!

Jami Penttila

Nov 11, 2019, 7:30 pm Reply

Imagine having custom holes 🤔

Mariza Vögtli

Nov 11, 2019, 7:35 pm Reply


Sona Swamy

Nov 11, 2019, 7:49 pm Reply

Please do a video of Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra's new house, they just bought in echino. I saw some pictures and it's amazing.

paul sehstedt

Nov 11, 2019, 8:32 pm Reply

Lots of good solutions. Well done!

Shankar Keshav

Nov 11, 2019, 8:48 pm Reply

This is it. This is what I want my home to be


Nov 11, 2019, 9:06 pm Reply

Reiterate: Why are people so afraid of color?

Amrit Pal Gill

Nov 11, 2019, 9:15 pm Reply

Not as brilliant as potential


Nov 11, 2019, 9:36 pm Reply

This is how many times they said volume(s)


Nov 11, 2019, 9:53 pm Reply

Your house is so clean I thought it was rendered at first

polo 92

Nov 11, 2019, 10:48 pm Reply

What a great design ! Simple and detailed , natural light, good proportions and a nice palette of materials 👌


Nov 11, 2019, 10:51 pm Reply

This Dyson marketing campaign is genius. Pat on the back to whoever put it together.

GT Bracken

Nov 11, 2019, 11:05 pm Reply

This looks like the house from ex machina


Nov 11, 2019, 12:18 am Reply

beautiful home, looks million times better. Who can afford it though lol


Nov 11, 2019, 12:33 am Reply

Great kitchen and then that’s it. Why are the rich spending money on clinical boring homes?


Nov 11, 2019, 12:41 am Reply

Nice work!

Kent Zoo

Nov 11, 2019, 12:56 am Reply

Where is the Carriage house?

Jen Honey

Nov 11, 2019, 3:37 am Reply



Nov 11, 2019, 3:39 am Reply

wow this is what I’ve always looked for in architectural goals


Nov 11, 2019, 4:10 am Reply

one of the nicest smaller homes ive seen

Winged Things

Nov 11, 2019, 4:51 am Reply

The inside of that house looks like the inside of my garage covered in pegboard. Open my garage door and I get just as much light too.


Nov 11, 2019, 5:05 am Reply

New York garden….


Nov 11, 2019, 5:11 am Reply

Biggest takeaway for me: Uh, TWO writers live here/have enough money to buy this place? They must be famous.


Nov 11, 2019, 7:00 am Reply

The way the light enters is wonderful. divine.


Nov 11, 2019, 7:01 am Reply

Печка Газовая Это Ацтой..)


Nov 11, 2019, 7:41 am Reply

Beautifull design very well thought out. You obviously thought of it as a work of art 😄


Nov 11, 2019, 10:19 am Reply



Nov 11, 2019, 11:30 am Reply

When I looked at the pic I thought it was the house unsp gaming


Nov 11, 2019, 11:43 am Reply

That perforated wall that angled at eye height for view and light might be the one if the smartest things I’ve EVER seen.


Nov 11, 2019, 11:59 am Reply

Wow, a serious design video, with designers instead of celebraties and actual design drawings. Unbelievable!

Endika Porter

Nov 11, 2019, 1:08 pm Reply

I love these incredible unique homes

Tatdarat B

Nov 11, 2019, 1:29 pm Reply

Those holes in the walls aren't good for people with Trypophobia!

ean dean

Nov 11, 2019, 2:32 pm Reply

The wall porferated at eye level is so extra

Joe Bradley

Nov 11, 2019, 3:41 pm Reply

What's the one thing that's worse than excessive, in your face advertising? Sneaky advertising…


Nov 11, 2019, 6:26 pm Reply

I love this house. You had me at courtyard.

David Oaxaca

Nov 11, 2019, 9:51 pm Reply

Sexy thang 🥰

Velicia Williams

Nov 11, 2019, 11:25 pm Reply

Gorgeous home. The outdoor space is 👌🏼👌🏼. The radiant heated floor such a plus. Having a home with light flooding in is so beautiful.

Moorish Brooklyn

Nov 11, 2019, 12:14 am Reply

This may not be everyone's dream home but it's this family's dream home and it all came together as perfectly as they could get it to work. With that said, this is actually a very good concept and well designed home.


Nov 11, 2019, 12:40 am Reply

Cute, in my neighborhood

Yakutty’s Channel

Nov 11, 2019, 4:43 am Reply

Ooh beautiful

Renee Janssen

Nov 11, 2019, 8:58 am Reply

So the client needed a holed wall to be able to see her children not just when upstairs or after descending the stairs, but also whilst on the stairs… helicopter parent much?

PG 1҉8

Nov 11, 2019, 9:23 am Reply



Nov 11, 2019, 4:10 pm Reply

The owners definitely don't have trypophobia.


Nov 11, 2019, 7:15 am Reply

Beautiful introduction of light, but the space in my opinion, cries out for some biophilic design. That courtyard garden could be a miracle of plant design.

AMK Aktiv

Nov 11, 2019, 7:51 am Reply

We designt radiate heate… What a New idea

Andrew J A Lee

Nov 11, 2019, 8:09 am Reply

I love grease on my whine glasses, what an ingenious idea to put open shelves above the range.
The shelving and "sky volume" door is at perfect hight as I'm 9 feet tall.
Sadly tho the custom (really expensive) eye holes don't line up properly with my eye sight.


Nov 11, 2019, 1:23 pm Reply

these are some of the most "new york" looking people ever…


Nov 11, 2019, 3:50 pm Reply

They're an outstanding team. Their considerations were impressive.


Nov 11, 2019, 4:09 pm Reply

0:51 If money and time isn't on your list of challenges, it isn't a challenge. Maybe next time challenge yourself to make affordable housing on a tight budget in a city that desperately needs it.

Theone !

Nov 11, 2019, 4:10 pm Reply



Nov 11, 2019, 4:11 pm Reply

I think I’m gonna go buy a Dyson now!

Greg Calleja

Nov 11, 2019, 4:21 pm Reply

What's the income for that "young" family?🤔

Alex Ashimine

Nov 11, 2019, 6:50 pm Reply

Absolutely love this house


Nov 11, 2019, 6:52 pm Reply

laughing at all the zoom ins of dyson products

Little Boots

Nov 11, 2019, 8:09 pm Reply

if beautiful but what young families can afford this? Wall Street Banksters, BigPharma, Real estate landlords?


Nov 11, 2019, 2:17 am Reply

As an interior architect, this is so thought out. The skylight is complex and they went through the hassle of making custom perforated holes for that staircase. I mean. They couldve just installed railings so the owners could see whats below.

But the kitchen is a mess 🙁

Puneet Singh

Nov 11, 2019, 9:34 am Reply

The home have ideas which I dreamt as a child to incorporate in my house, like section where nature and light is put in centre of the whole house

Puneet Singh

Nov 11, 2019, 9:35 am Reply

These lovely home are created by only those people who really love there work


Nov 11, 2019, 12:33 pm Reply

Beautiful. Please make more of these

Bob Boob

Nov 11, 2019, 4:32 pm Reply

This vid was confusing and annoying.

Jules Maneki Neko

Nov 11, 2019, 11:06 pm Reply

It seems a bit whimsical and cute actually. Someone who is looking to design a home like this enjoys the use of natural light (from a prominent source) and abstract concepts of design to incorporate it into all areas of the house.


Nov 11, 2019, 2:19 am Reply

I wish videos had an option to stop the background music. It's awful.

umama zakaria

Nov 11, 2019, 5:33 am Reply

This house looks so much like the one from the movie When A Stranger Calls.

Jesse Arias

Nov 11, 2019, 2:09 pm Reply


Phenyo Melody Madiba

Nov 11, 2019, 3:20 pm Reply


Augusto Kist

Nov 11, 2019, 6:41 pm Reply

Beautiful! The only thing I would change is the wall with the holes in the stair. I'd rather have an ''open'' staircase, without any walls whatsoever encapsulating it

Alicia Raetzell

Nov 11, 2019, 7:25 pm Reply

Very informative, please more of these videos


Nov 11, 2019, 1:32 am Reply

expensive house with only one small section of continuous counter space….hmmmm


Nov 11, 2019, 1:46 pm Reply

I find it interesting that in their discussion of the indoor garden in this carriage house these architects made no mention of the original concept which they basically copied: Japanese courtyard gardens. In Japan, courtyard gardens within the walls of a residence or in a small, enclosed space beside them, are known as tsuboniwa (坪庭). This type of Japanese garden first appeared during the Heian era (794 – 1192). These small indoor gardens are often found in machiyas, traditional wooden townhouses still found throughout Japan and typified in the historical capital of Kyoto.


Nov 11, 2019, 3:17 pm Reply

It reminds of Weeds, when that nagging wife describes the garden as “this is the room where plants come to die”.

Francesca Pessarelli

Nov 11, 2019, 8:24 pm Reply

My dream home!!! <3 <3 <3

Ana Sandoval

Nov 11, 2019, 8:47 pm Reply

I'm glad they explained the idea and need behind the eye holes because if they hand't I would've just thought the design was ugly and unnecessary. If they ever do sell the house, best of luck to the new mom(s) and dad(s) who buy this property, hope you're the same height as original mom!

The Hammer And Tickle

Nov 11, 2019, 6:32 am Reply

Rich people rarely have class/taste. smh

Ekaterina EH

Dec 12, 2019, 1:41 pm Reply

I hope it will be enough light and sun for trees and plants to stay alive inside the house.


Dec 12, 2019, 8:00 pm Reply

This was incredible to watch. Seemed like a great space to begin the project with but I can only say this because the final outcome makes it look so brilliantly well done. Out of this world of a job and the architects look like masterminds in the industry.

Thanks AD for always pumping out quality contents !!


Dec 12, 2019, 4:45 am Reply

8:08 gold deadbolt and silver handle? All that attention to detail and that was overlooked?

Sarah Grace

Dec 12, 2019, 4:58 am Reply

Really cool- thank you ❤️🌟

Sarah Grace

Dec 12, 2019, 5:01 am Reply

I live in GA- our AC bill in the summer is insane- wondering if u could also do radiant cooling?


Dec 12, 2019, 4:53 pm Reply

This is why I love architecture. Gorgeous.


Dec 12, 2019, 7:59 am Reply

i kinda get minecraft ray tracing demo vibe from this video lol

Derrick Anderson

Dec 12, 2019, 1:42 pm Reply



Dec 12, 2019, 8:11 am Reply

The center garden is a very much Chinese design in many older homes

Pedro Vieira da Silva

Dec 12, 2019, 9:50 pm Reply

Sorry for the dislike but I have some issues.
I love what you did with the space adaptation itself, specially with the usage of light and vertical space, regardless…

The upper light angles only work when light is at it's most (when it was filmed). 
Creating different angles but using mirrored walls would be more challenging but would bring more light inside while creating a visual eye shattering effect.

Using a oneway mirror on the stairs would also allow the person upstairs to see the room while reflecting more light. 
Patterned or porous surfaces catch light or redirected it in a non controlled way.
Sound insulation: Great! :: Visual Aspect: Not so much

HaCkEr RaM

Dec 12, 2019, 5:30 am Reply

My home is the size of the garage which they coverted into garden. 😛

elias östby

Dec 12, 2019, 11:16 pm Reply

Truly amazing.

I want a house like this that is small and cozy but has a large basement with light coming down from the main level and skylights. I want a large plot that could be adapted to bring natural light into the larger basement.

Never heard of that way of warming a house up either. "Radiant heat". Works perfect with concrete too since (as you say) it's a thermal mass. I've seen ppl make large concrete pillars that release heat energy stored from the sun at night, but this is much more clever.

Close of basement and only live in small upstairs with all necesities

Frankie S

Jan 1, 2020, 2:36 am Reply

Engineers: "Sky Lights"
Architects: "Sky Volumes"


Jan 1, 2020, 1:53 am Reply

My house


Jan 1, 2020, 5:50 pm Reply

I really love it, the garden inside the building 😍

andy pandy

Jan 1, 2020, 9:21 pm Reply

dream house frs 😢

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