The project is a renovation work which has completely changed the distribution and the interior space of a 120 sm apartment built in the 60’s in Varese. The old partition walls and the long corridor have been demolished to give place to three big boxes inside the apartment
The Nest House is a family home tucked away on a large bush block that combines an enviable combination of city views and an acreage lifestyle within the inner-city of Brisbane. The house draws its inspiration from modern roots, expressed through the juxtaposition of heavy vertical and light horizontal planes.
The flat is located in a building from the 20’s. The project included revitalization and partial reconstruction of all rooms. The apartment is furnished with furniture designed and made by Loft Kolasinski: 2 chests of drawers, dining table, coffee table, kitchen table, bed and night tables.
The materialization is answering the desire to recover and/or emphasize the original condition of the traditional style house. A piece of natural terracotta is placed on a running board as the pavement and the walls are stripped to expose the original factory work with all its defects and textures.
This Los Gatos modern home, which also involved extensive remodeling of the existing modern residence located high above Silicon Valley, was inspired by dominant images and textures from the site: boulders, bark, and leaves.
When we received the demand, one of the first things we thought about was: let’s get away of the classic typology of the exposed house, so massively used in the condominiums of the region – with from top to bottom glazing and a two-story high ceiling.