Taking up an older area in lieu of constructing a recent new one is a daring selection. However in historic, densely populated areas like this neighborhood in Pisa, there’s hardly an opportunity to construct one thing model new. As an alternative, the house owners of this Nineteen Sixties condominium determined to utterly renovate the area, in collaboration with Massimo Florido Associati and Marta Mendez Salicio. The architects have recommended that the ensuing house is meant to “meditate on empty area.” The clear, trendy strains of every part from the pure hardwood flooring to the modern furnishings from designer sundaymorning, stack themselves across the empty areas of the house.
The primary dwelling space is the “day” space of the house, proving area for entertaining, enjoyable, cooking, and consuming. The design right here is the peak of simplicity, even going as far as to keep away from hanging something on the partitions. As an alternative, artwork is propped up on the bottom and the tv is hidden in a customized wooden cupboard. The sofas are organized across the entrance to the house, making the circulate from customer to visitor seamless.
Though the floorplan is finally open, the kitchen is a separate, outlined block of area, beginning with a separation within the materials of the flooring. The cabinetry is constructed from grey lacquered ash whereas the island countertop is roofed in Carrara white marble – each luxurious and sensible. Behind the grey ash are a collection of hidden service rooms, giving the darkish partitions their very own perform.
The grey shade additionally serves to separate the kitchen area from the dwelling and eating areas, that are brilliant and white. The white eating desk and chairs are simply built-in into the extra boisterous dwelling area.
A doorway turns into the passage to the “night time” space of the house, although there isn’t any door. This lets individuals and power move by means of as they could. The bed room is very simple with the identical wooden floors and a white paneled closet.
Two loos, one finished in black tile and one other in white, full the renovation. Picket slats on the ground of the bathe permit for straightforward drainage and a cushty morning bathe, even on chilly days.