Dash Marshall

Project description forthcoming.


This project is defined by a new staircase installed to connect the ground floor, including guest suite and living room, to the second floor, where the master suite, bedrooms, and kitchen are located.

Watering plants with stairs

Half of the staircase is suspended from the ceiling above, leaving the living room open for flexible usage.


Reading nook

In the center of the ground floor is the “raft,” elevated by five steps. It creates a living room in front (seen above) and a piano room at the back of the space.

Kid on stairs

The wet bar provides enough infrastructure for drinks and a game of cards.


At the back of the space, an office (left) overlooks the piano room. The piano room can be closed off for use as a guest room.

Piano room Piano room Piano room

And a gigantic door separates the back of the ground floor space into a guest suite, complete with bathroom.

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The staircase is made of bronze, steel, and aluminum. Half of it hangs from the ceiling above while the other half rises up from the floor.

Stair detail

Living from above

We added a low garderobe near the elevator, the main entrance to the home, which delays your view of the staircase and provides a place to keep everyday items tidy.

Key drop

stair above

stair above

Upstairs, the master bathroom and kitchen have been simplified around the occupants’ daily rituals.

stair above

stair above

Photos by Mark Wickens