SVALKA.spb Store / mptns

SVALKA.spb Store / mptns

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Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Architects: mptns
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  131
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Photographs Photographs:  Anton Ivanov
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Forbo Flooring Systems, Ikea, Adobe
  • Lead Architects:Ilyas Chozhobekov
  • City:Saint Petersburg
  • Country:Russia
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© Anton Ivanov
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Text description provided by the architects. Svalka.spb is a new designer's second-hand store in St. Petersburg. It is fundamental of the concept based on conscious consumption and the idea that each thing is valuable and requires a unique approach. An unsuitable thing loses its value as a chaotically crumpled piece of paper.

© Anton Ivanov
© Anton Ivanov
First floor plan
First floor plan
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© Anton Ivanov

At the same time, if you reconsider the same thing, it has a new meaning and consistency. Like a cube has its own system and coordinates. The peculiarity of this interior was the entrance to the room which went from street directly to the second floor. The staircase appeared practically in the middle of the hall. To emphasize the uniqueness of this layout, a sloping cube was made along the stairs. It is a symbol of transition from chaos to orderliness.

© Anton Ivanov
© Anton Ivanov

Passing through it, we enter a laconic space of consciousness. The thing is an accent in the interior - like a new meaning. How the simplicity of the environment gives things the meaning of an art object.

© Anton Ivanov
© Anton Ivanov

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Address:St Petersburg, Russia

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Cite: "SVALKA.spb Store / mptns" 23 Sep 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/948227/svalkpb-store-mptns> ISSN 0719-8884

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