Located in the heart of New York City’s famous bohemian enclave, Greenwich Village, the W12 apartment occupies the sixth floor of an elegant neo-Romanesque apartment building developed by an eminent 19th-Century patron of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Washed with daylight from four directions, this apartment is laid out on an elongated schema that links dining and sleeping areas, library and living room through a series of retractable doors and ‘screen’ bookcases to achieve maximum openness and transparency