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Unit 4906 / Studio IDE

Unit 4906 / Studio IDE

What do you think of this interior renovation by Studio IDE?  The 550 sq ft studio is designed as an overlapping of space, incorporating the client’s Pop Art lithographs as well as more private living areas.   The swinging frames add a nice touch to the art display, and their arrangement makes one feel he is walking into “a gallery space wired for living rather an apartment space equipped to display art.”    As the apartment opens toward Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive and Lake Michigan, Studio IDE wanted the space to conceptually become an “interweaving of form and space…of the incidental voids amidst the City’s oscillating texture below.”  In this way, the art becomes a “spectacle of tranquility, a moment of pause similar to the calm found in looking onto the lake.”  The video is arranged in an interesting style, as the independent sounds follow the shots of each space. The crisp detailing and materiality create a sophisticated space, both in terms of a gallery and living area.

Seen at Studio IDE’s Vimeo Studio IDE.

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Cite: Karen Cilento. "Unit 4906 / Studio IDE" 24 Aug 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/74491/unit-4906-studio-ide/> ISSN 0719-8884
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