Apartment Conversion / Standard Studio + CASA architecten

Apartment Conversion / Standard Studio + CASA architecten

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Text description provided by the architects. Ons Dorp is a school building that got converted into different apartments. This particular one was designed for a family of four. The teacher’s lounge got remodelled into the bedrooms and the classroom into the living space.

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Floor Plan

Due to its high ceilings, it was possible to create maisonettes, which lead for the whole family to be together, but still remain with a bit of privacy. 

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It meant that in the living area we could combine all five elements; kitchen, living room, dining room, play area for the children and work space into one.

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Storage is of essence when designing for a family with two young children, therefore as a result, furniture pieces were created under the stair cases that not only allowed for the children to put their toys, but also as a play and sitting area.

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Concrete floors and steel staircases kept the characteristics of the school but when combined with plywood, it resulted in a bright and warm interior.

Apartment Conversion / Standard Studio + CASA architecten - Stairs, Bed, Handrail, Bedroom
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Address:Elisabeth Wolffstraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Cite: "Apartment Conversion / Standard Studio + CASA architecten" 24 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/775733/apartment-conversion-standard-studio> ISSN 0719-8884

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