Eight years ago, as a single woman who wanted children, Johnson began having conversations about co-parenting with her lifelong friend and work colleague, Ira Sachs, and his husband, the painter Boris Torres. Today the three parents are collaboratively raising twins, Felix and Viva. Our design for their new Harlem townhouse is situated in a narrow lot of 17feet, which has remained vacant due to its tightly compressed condition. The building organizeS two separate live-work circulations that intersect in the middle, where family activities converge. All members of the family are tied together in their cross movement throughout the house.

teammate: Ryan Alexander
honorable mention, 'COMPETITION 2020 A HOUSE FOR...'