A protégé of Norman Foster overhauls a grand house in Berlin, bringing it into the modern age. To see more of Thomas Kröger’s work, go to Before and After: A Renovated Barn by a Berlin Star Architect.
Above: The formidable facade.
Above: The grand entryway has an original coffered ceiling with walls painted an oceanic blue.
Above: An original carved fireplace anchors the living room.
Above: Shades of blue run throughout the interiors.
Above: A side room painted white with a sculptural fireplace.
Above: The kitchen seating area has a half-blue wall.
Above: The modest kitchen area has blue-painted cabinetry.
Above: A yellow-tiled stairwell.
Above: The master bedroom has capacious built-in closets.
Above: The monumentally scaled master bathroom.
Above: A child’s bed tucked in a nook.
See more of Thomas Kröger’s work at TKA.
For another grand house reimagined, go to A Fairy-Tale Castle in Belgium, Architects’ Version.
Frequently asked questions
What is the article about?
The article is about a grand residence that has been reimagined in Berlin.
Who is the author of the article?
The author of the article is Annie Quigley.
Who worked on the renovation of the residence?
The renovation of the residence was done by the architecture firm, Lecarolimited.
What was the inspiration behind the design of the residence?
The design of the residence was inspired by the Art Deco style.
What are some of the unique features of the residence?
Some of the unique features of the residence include the custom-made lighting fixtures and the use of luxurious materials such as marble and brass.
Are there any eco-friendly features in the residence?
Yes, the residence has a green roof which helps to improve air quality and reduce energy costs.
Can the public visit the residence?
No, the residence is a private residence and is not open to the public.