Boston, MA

A simple, yet complex, design involving multiple engineering challenges that resulted in this beautiful renovation.

Project Overview

Square Feet 2,100ft2

Project Description

Located where South End and Back Bay meet, Studio J. Jih is responsible for reimagining this four-level rowhome into this modern masterpiece. Using the undulations of a hairpin turning mountain road as inspiration, the building’s design is centered around the exquisite wooden central staircase.

Team Engineering’s structural design included modifying the floor framing at each level, steel moment frames for the floor-to-ceiling rear windows, and new foundations. Challenges included updating elements to the original construction and repurposing newer elements from previous renovations.

The renovation was a huge success for the design team and homeowner. It is a design that, if not already, will be published and win many awards to come.