Marasovic Arhitekti lately accomplished a renovation of a primary flooring house within the middle of Koper, Slovenia. Residence v2 is positioned in a historic house that housed a noble household previous to World Battle II, and afterwards it was damaged up into flats. One of many distinguished particulars of the house was the double top ceiling, which provided the architects many prospects throughout the design course of. The challenges they confronted have been the restricted variety of home windows (solely three) and the consumer requiring a large number of areas throughout the 100 sq. meters, together with a big front room, a bed room, an workplace that may also be one other bed room, toilet, a storage room and utility house.
To attain the completed outcomes, the architects designed a second facade with two ranges behind it. The double top house includes an open front room, eating space and kitchen, whereas the decrease flooring behind the facade homes the workplace behind floor-to-ceiling home windows, a hallway (additionally behind glass) that results in the utility room, toilet, closet and stairwell to the second flooring bed room. Upstairs, behind an identical set of glass panels, is the bed room. The glass fronts enable pure gentle to the again of the house, reverse the three home windows, in addition to views of the principle road.
Black particulars and furnishings pop towards the stark white partitions and pale wooden parts. The minimalist kitchen options matte black cupboards for the lowers and a complementary open shelf above, with a Ferm Residing eating desk paired with matching Nemea chairs by Pedrali.
Within the bed room, the black-framed home windows open for airflow, however might be blocked out with two layers of curtains for privateness and darkness when wanted.
Images by Blaž Skorjanc.