Strict Elegance / batlab architects

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  • Architects: batlab architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  51
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2015
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Norbert Juhász
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Studio Nomad
Strict Elegance / batlab architects - Sofa, Table
© Norbert Juhász

Text description provided by the architects. We were entrusted with the task to come up with a design for an Austrian couple's apartment in Budapest. The plan and functionality were left almost completely untouched.

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The box-like sanitary zone is wedged in the social space forming an entrance hall, a kitchen and a living room around itself. To enhance the connection of these rooms we had the walls of the hall removed and a lighting system installed which starts in the kitchen, runs through the hall and ends in the living room. The uniform wooden floor further strengthens the bond between these areas. Heading down the "corridor" the bedroom can be approached, the door of which was converted from side hung to sliding, combining old and new elements.

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© Norbert Juhász

The bright and clean whiteness of the rooms is softened by the grey ribbon formed by the kitchen, hall, closets, new radiators, parapets, the new entrance door and the walls between these. The monochromatic world is coloured by Studio Nomad's "3legs" tables, while the message of the interior - order, discipline, cleanliness - stays perceivable.

Strict Elegance / batlab architects - Countertop, Table, Lighting, Kitchen, Sink
© Norbert Juhász

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Address:Budapest, Hungary

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Cite: "Strict Elegance / batlab architects" 21 Nov 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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