Chamfered in plan and with 5 balconies to the street, the home was originally organised as two small rooms, a dining room, living room, kitchen and bathroom. Estudio Reciente took a more contemporary approach to prioritise the home’s social spaces. The dining, living and kitchen have been united into a single 45sqm room, characterised by being the only one with walls painted in a neutral, light beige base. The designers opted for a subtle
The kitchen, partially hidden behind a
“A double circulation is generated allowing the kitchen to be functionally integrated with the dining room, but let’s only see what interests us,” explains the design team.
With 2.8-metre high ceilings, the team used the volume to their advantage by amplifying the sense of spaciousness, articulating the bathroom combined with storage at the entrance, located within a lower volume. Hidden behind the panelling in cherry
The bathroom is conceived in a green-blue, directly relating to the shade seen at the entrance. Playing with different colour relationships between the spaces, the ceiling is the same colour as the walls of the room, but in a high-gloss finish, generating an interesting interaction with the natural light from the large window overlooking the patio. From a practical standpoint, the toilet and shower are out of line-of-sight to the sink, allowing their simultaneous use.
Finally, the bedroom, the warmest and most welcoming space in the house, is where the use of colour becomes the protagonist. In this refuge, the blue colour of the carpet blends with the green of the custom-made wardrobes, while
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