AP 1211 / Alan Chu

AP 1211 / Alan Chu - Countertop, Sink
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  • Architects: Alan Chu
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  25
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2013
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Djan Chu

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AP 1211 / Alan Chu - Bed, Bedroom
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Text description provided by the architects. 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.

AP 1211 / Alan Chu - Image 2 of 15
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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.

AP 1211 / Alan Chu - Countertop, Chair, Beam
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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.

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Address:São Paulo, Brazil

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Cite: "AP 1211 / Alan Chu" 12 Jul 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/398972/ap-1211-alan-chu> ISSN 0719-8884

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