Brasilia is a modernist city that is often compared to an open-air museum of Oscar Niemeyer’s works. It is in this context that Debaixo do Bloco Arquitetura operates and where the architect Clay Rodrigues creates an art gallery in an old hospital building.
DFN Duplex is a project designed by PLUS ULTRA studio. An old janitos’s lodge and a first-floor flat in a building from the Thirties converted in a duplex with garden. The new flat, with nordic influence, consists of pure volumes characterised by oak wood and white surfaces in contrast with some elements with a graphic character such as the steel stair and the kitchen’s tile floors. Photography by Alberto Canepa.
m2project design in 2016 the interior of an apartment of 56 square meters with ceiling height 3.15 m, two rooms, two bathrooms, balcony in the late Stalinist house of 1958 in Moscow. Photography by Melekestseva Olga
Bayview Apartment is a project designed by Anton Kouzmin Architecture. This two bedroom apartment is located in a mid-1960s block in Elizabeth Bay, Sydney. The rectangular plan is defined by full height glazing to all rooms, with expansive views over Rushcutters Bay. The concept involved rejuvenating a tired apartment by creating a large and light-filled open plan living space.
CCS apartment is a project designed by PLUS ULTRA studio. Few demolitions and new finishes changed of an 80 sqm apartment at the first floor of a building in Milan, saving as much as possible costs and time. Photography by Alberto Canepa.
“The luxury, though amply apparent, is in understated style. It is articulated mainly through the use of high end finishes and fittings. Walls and panels are finished with veneers, laser cut wall-papers besides paint and the flooring is of Italian marble throughout the house.
The 360 m² apartment dates from the 90s, but throughout its existence had not undergone more than one renovation. The mission of the architects Carolina Molinari and Thales Drummond of Decor Dhome was then to work around a project full of angles and unevenness in the floor, integrating the surroundings and bringing a sophisticated air to the apartment of a bachelor who loves to receive.