The Musico Iturbi apartment is situated in the La Xerea neighbourhood, set inside a listed residential building that dates back to the early 20th century.
Abandoned for several years, it was purchased by a young woman from London who wanted to turn it into a holiday getaway for herself and her friends.
She approached Roberto Di Donato to give the apartment's empty shell a contemporary overhaul, requesting that the architects create a series of "distinct, yet fluid" rooms that didn't interfere with the existing structure.
With this in mind, the practice decided to insert two boxy oak wood units to split the apartment into private and gathering areas. They contain a wardrobe and three doors that can be swung open to offer different levels of privacy.
"We gave ourselves the challenge of respecting the building as much as possible, preserving and enhancing the character of the existing fabric," founder Roberto Di Donato told Dezeen.
"So we opted to introduce non-conventional partition walls, making the entire depth of the space visible and interconnected."
|*일본 미닫이 문을 재해석한 런던 아파트-[ CON | FORM ARCHITECTS ] LEVELS TEN + ELEVEN (0)||2018.05.09|
|*개성있는 돌담으로 둘러싼 돌벽 주택-[ H ARQUITECTES ] CASA 1413 (0)||2018.05.07|
|Wooden storage units create living spaces in once-derelict Valencia apartment (0)||2018.04.30|
|*바르셀로나 노후 건물의 아파트 개조-[ RAIMON FARRÉ MORETÓ ] 8 APARTMENTS IN GRÀCIA (0)||2018.04.26|
|*칠레 해안가 빌라 개조-[ STUDIO SELVA ] CASA TUMÁN (0)||2018.04.24|
|*상파울로 소형 스튜디오 아파트 개조-[27-square-metre apartment in São Paulo] (0)||2018.04.23|
이 글을 공유하기