“-Re” House no. 27 – The Living Room Mania

I “love” how many projects provide extremely large living room spaces in contrast to the rest of the apartment. As if we don’t use the rest of the spaces, and they are just there for every once in a while… Original layout: •  Completed: 2006 Surface: 78m² Original Layout • It is nice that the hallway has […]

“-Re” Adapt no. 3 – The importance of a proper circulation

A beautiful space, typical for narrow constructions. And though 59m² might sound small, for a one bedroom apartment is quite generous. Original layout: •  Completed: 1940 Surface: 59m² • The living room is spacious. The limited window surface forces the kitchen in the darker corner. That and most likely the existing pipes placement. • While I […]

“-Re” Adapt no. 1 – Nitpicking

I started the “-Re” House project to showcase present time issues in the way residential buildings are being constructed as well as to provide better solutions within the same constrains. However, the largest part of the existing environment was done prior to the years 2000. Due to its size, its relevance can not be ignored. […]

“-Re” House no. 25 – Even Small Spaces Need Love

For a while I lived in a 25m² studio. Two people. Nowhere to hide. Sometimes you literally just want to kill each other. Obviously we didn’t! :D So, a 37m² is totally doable as a two persons apartment. Original layout: •  Completed: 2011 Surface: 37m² • For the love of all, unless it is a fancy […]

“-Re” House no. 24 – Adapting Existing

City centers are filled with old narrow beautiful buildings. Sometimes though they are beyond saving. So then something new takes its place. This apartment is part of an insertion on a narrow plot bordering another building on one side and a somewhat claustrophobic path on the other. It is a one bedroom apartment with a […]