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Spacious and transparent dwelling full of light

This single family apartment for four people is situated in a stately building in the town of Rooseveltlaan, southern Amsterdam, Netherlands, designed by i29 l interior architects. The original 1,614 square foot (150 square meters) structure, with rooms for staff, a double hall and long hallways with lots of doors has been transformed into a spacious, transparent dwelling full of light and air.

A kitchen in combination with cabinets from floor to ceiling has laser-cut front panels, all spray painted white. This pattern results in a dynamic mixture of open and closed cabinets, the holes also function as integrated handgrips. The transparency of the object’s skin gives depth to the volume which is complimented by furniture like the Grcic chair one. An atrium with open staircases brings natural light from a large roof light into the living area.

Along the open staircase a wall of two stories high is covered with clear pine wood, and connects the two levels. Upstairs the master bedroom is situated next to a large bathroom with a finish of structured tiles from Patricia Urquola, glass, and wooden cabinets.


Photos: Courtesy of i29 l interior architects

  • Anonymous

    You must have your clutter under strict control to live there.
    That is a dream for me.

  • Karen Dawson

    You must have your clutter under strict control to live there.
    That is a dream for me.