The Muntaner apartment is located in a renovated period building in the upper area of Barcelona. Calle Muntaner is a street of commercial and residential interest that connects the upper area of the city with the center.
Casa Rebelo is a remodelation project completed by Ren Ito Arquiteto. The original apartment was divided by solid walls and each space was dark and there were no visual connections.
The house features an attractive pink ceiling decorated by its previous owner, and decorations that remain avant-garde looking despite them being designed over two decades ago. However, because the house has a low ceiling, strong colors imbue the house with a sense of stress.
The Klinkers are a young family of four, residents of Coronado, California, though Marta is originally from Barcelona. The apartment is located in a nicely featured art nouveau building in hip Born neighbourhood, on the top floor.
After redevelopment, the apartment of 106 square meters was divided into two large volumes – a living room with a kitchen, dining room, work zone and a terrace, and a second part, hidden from the eyes, with a bedroom, dressing room and a bathroom connecting to it.
For this apartment, set within a building from the late 1960 on Corso Sempione, the Turin-based duo has applied its immediately recognizable style to reinterpret a typical bourgeois Milanese home in a highly original way.