At the artists 

We invite you to over a hundred years old house belonging to a couple of artists. They asked architects from Studio Officina for a house renovation project on a tight budget. The new interior was supposed to be full of fresh energy and unique.

Author: JC

Photos: Ines Leong/ L-INES PHOTO

https://studioofficina.com

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The owners wanted to find a way to modernize the existing three-story townhouse while preserving the historic details that attracted them to the building. The couple wanted to create a bright and light house that would provide a place for the development of their young family.

 The project was hindered by a rather tight budget, which required architects to precisely plan the renovation and find interesting and at the same time inexpensive materials. Colorful tiles turned out to be a good solution to this problem, which allowed for the introduction of color and character into the interior.

The wooden floor has been sanded and covered with a matte finish to bring out its natural color. Owners asked to move the existing ground floor kitchen to the lounge level to take advantage of the higher ceilings and natural light upstairs.

The kitchen was a key room for them as cooking and eating together is an important part of their daily life.

 

The skylights on the top floor were exposed and re-glazed. The tight arrangement of partitions was demolished, making it possible to create an additional bedroom and bathroom.

 

The bathrooms feature simple Ikea cabinets, which have added character through unusual handles. Classic "metro" tiles are combined with graphic patterns of cement tiles.

Period stair balusters were found at a local scrap yard and integrated into the top floor stair landing as if they were always part of an old house.

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