40 sqm Refurbishment / SFARO

40 sqm Refurbishment / SFARO

40 sqm Refurbishment / SFARO - Door40 sqm Refurbishment / SFARO - Windows, Shelving40 sqm Refurbishment / SFARO - Countertop, Kitchen40 sqm Refurbishment / SFARO - Sink, Bathroom40 sqm Refurbishment / SFARO - More Images+ 5

  • Architects: SFARO: SFARO Architects / Nir Rothem & Bosmat Sfadia Wolf
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  40
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2011
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Text description provided by the architects. Following Tel-Aviv’s soaring housing prices over the last 3 years, many people were forced to renovate their existing apartments instead of selling and buying bigger ones. This owner decided to transform her studio apartment into a 1 bedroom, including storage units, a large separate kitchen and a full size queen bedroom.


As a design solution, we chose to condense all the programmatic functions and storage units into a cube which was centered in the middle of the space, thus dividing the apartments into 4 zones, while maintaining a 360 degree circulation around it, which makes the space seem endless and bigger than it actually is.

40 sqm Refurbishment / SFARO - Bed, Windows, Bedroom
© Boaz Lavi & Jonathan Blum

By adding sliding doors that disappear into the cube, the space can be altered according to the time of day and the various needs of the owner, contributing further more to the sense of a multi-functional and multi-layered space.

40 sqm Refurbishment / SFARO - Shelving
© Boaz Lavi & Jonathan Blum

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Address:Tel Aviv, Israel

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Cite: "40 sqm Refurbishment / SFARO" 13 Nov 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/183169/40-sqm-refurbishment-sfaro> ISSN 0719-8884

© Boaz Lavi & Jonathan Blum

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