single-family apartment for four people is situated in a stately building in
southern Amsterdam, NL. The original structure, with rooms for staff, a double
hall and long hallways with lots of doors has been transformed into a spacious,
transparent dwelling full of light and air.
A kitchen in combination with cabinets from floor to
ceiling has laser-cut front panels, all spray painted white. This pattern
results in a dynamic mixture of open and closed cabinets, the holes also
function as integrated handgrips. The transparency of the object’s skin gives
depth to the volume which is complimented by furniture like the Grcic chair
one. An atrium with open staircases brings natural light from a
large roof light into the living area.
open staircase a wall of two stories high is covered with clear pine wood, and
connects the two levels. Upstairs the master bedroom is situated next to a
large bathroom with a finish of structured tiles from Patricia Urquola, glass,
and wooden cabinets.