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  1. ArchDaily
  2. Projects
  3. Apartment Interiors
  4. Brazil
  5. Alan Chu
  6. 2013
  7. AP 1211 / Alan Chu

AP 1211 / Alan Chu

  • 00:00 - 12 July, 2013
AP 1211 / Alan Chu
© Djan Chu
© Djan Chu
  • Architects

  • Location

    São Paulo, Brazil
  • Architect in Charge

    Alan Chu
  • Design Team

    Anita Meduna
  • Area

    25.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

© Djan Chu © Djan Chu © Djan Chu © Djan Chu +15

© Djan Chu
© Djan Chu

From the architect. The idea is to use a single element to organize the space of the small apartment with an area of 36 sqm, distributed in two floors.

© Djan Chu
© Djan Chu

The crates built with autoclaved pinewood and colorful interiors serve well for this purpose and arranged in a seemingly random way bring to the environment a youthful and unpretentious atmosphere.

© Djan Chu
© Djan Chu

The crates have several functions: in the pantry, kitchen, living room and one of them, suspended in space, camouflages the existing structure of the mezzanine and receives the metal ladder in its dark and cylindrical interior, creating the transition between floors.

The apartment is the temporary residence of a recently divorced businessman and the decor plays with the transience of the moment: a time of changes, improvisation and reorganization.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan
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lacviettravel · November 27, 2014

very nice design

Times city · June 20, 2014

Interior is very good

Simona Khara · December 02, 2013

really cute

lynda mutesi · August 19, 2013

i love e use of small spaces

Thachday kts · August 14, 2013

I love the stair .


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