at the Singel, Amsterdam (NL) exists from one open space where several
functions have been put into freestanding objects. The kitchen and wardrobe are
placed near the entrance and combined into one single volume.
The bath- and
bedroom is hided into a volume which is placed at back of the house. From the
open living area you look alongside the volume towards the vertical garden and
the entrance stairs to the roof terrace. The view on the green wall holds a
promise in itself which will be redeemed once you enter the bed/bathroom. The
small measurements of this combined bed and bathroom are in contrast with its
spacioucesness, while containing a private and personal feeling.
on the overgrown plantwall and the contrast with the minimalistic white
bed/bathroom provides an intense experience. Integration of nature is an
important aspect of traditional culture in Japan, the homeland of the client. The
integrated in-house vertical garden is an example of this. Other features where
simplicity and minimalist details.
has won the Bathroom design awards 2010.