Thissingle-family apartment for four people is situated in a stately building insouthern Amsterdam, NL. The original structure, with rooms for staff, a doublehall 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 toceiling has laser-cut front panels, all spray painted white. This patternresults in a dynamic mixture of open and closed cabinets, the holes alsofunction as integrated handgrips. The transparency of the object’s skin givesdepth to the volume which is complimented by furniture like the Grcic chairone. An atrium with open staircases brings natural light from alarge roof light into the living area.
Along theopen staircase a wall of two stories high is covered with clear pine wood, andconnects the two levels. Upstairs the master bedroom is situated next to alarge bathroom with a finish of structured tiles from Patricia Urquola, glass,and wooden cabinets.