Kaufman / Swan Residence

Cambridge, MA

[ THE CHALLENGE ]  Reorganize a tiny house on a tight urban site to meet the needs of a family of four plus au pair. Maximize efficiency along with light and a sense of openness.

[ THE RESPONSE ]  New stairs and skylights bring light into the heart of the house and animate the surrounding spaces. Carefully crafted built-ins and cabinets are enlivened by bright colors and thoughtful details that provide functional responses to family needs.