Apartment in Gkyzi

Interior Design

Project Details

project:                    renovation of existing

                                   apartment

location:                  Athens, Greece 

floor area:               140 m2

status:                      built

year:                         2016

design .                   

construction:         km architecture studio

photos:                    Apollonas Glykas  

 

 

This is a typical apartment housed in a 1980s Athenian polykatoikia. The tenants, settled here 15 years now, desire to fully renovate it and convert it into a modern lifestyle apartment with the least possible interventions.

The challenge in this project lay in creating a modern accommodation space, while no major alterations could be made in the original space arrangement. 

The concept here is to approach each room as having a singular character. Potential arrangements should be drawn within the bounds of each and every room. 

The design features two bedrooms, a dressing room, a guestroom, a master bathroom, while a long narrow living room should be divided into separate functions (dining area, relaxing area, TV area). Keeping two of the existing bedrooms (the large one as a master), the third bedroom was converted into a cozy guestroom (including a suspended sleeping area and a smart storage space arrangement), ...

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