Choy House by O'neill Rose Architects

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Choy House by O’neill Rose Architects

Located in a neighborhood of Queens, the Choy House is a single family residence that contains three homes under one roof.

Architects: O’neill Rose Architects
Location: Queens, New York, USA
Photography: Michael Moran

Choy House by O'neill Rose Architects
© Michael Moran
Choy House by O'neill Rose Architects
© Michael Moran

Brooklyn-based firm O’neill Rose Architects has created three disparate dwellings with areas of connection and overlap that reflect the familial relationships.

Choy House by O'neill Rose Architects
© Michael Moran

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Choy House by O'neill Rose Architects
© Michael Moran

The ground-floor family room and outdoor pavilion are shared spaces for the whole family.

Choy House by O'neill Rose Architects
© Michael Moran
Choy House by O'neill Rose Architects
© Michael Moran

The narrow slice at the front creates a triplex for the client and his family.

Choy House by O'neill Rose Architects
© Michael Moran

The lower level, which opens up to the sunken terraced garden, is where the grandmother lives. With front doors only a few feet from each other, the brothers live as neighbors, and all of the spaces connect through the lower level…

Choy House by O'neill Rose Architects
© Michael Moran

Inspiration from architect:

Inspired by the Levittown-style of the surrounding homes, We decided to create three disparate dwellings with areas of connection and overlap.