The rebuilding of a detached house in Kiekrz was aimed to connect separated rooms into one multifunctional open space. All of the rooms located on the ground floor were parted by too many walls and in result they were quite dark and nonfunctional.
About Atelier Starzak Strebicki
Atelier Starzak Strebicki is a practice for architecture, urbanism, research and design, based in Poznań, Poland. The team is led by Jola Starzak and Dawid Strębicki. The studio is working on variety of projects and research tasks in different scales. Starting with, for example: furniture design for new headquarters of National Audiovisual Institute NInA in Warsaw, Poland, through architectural projects (several houses and renovation projects) up to urban planning (masterplan and design for public spaces in the center of Strombeek near Brussels, Belgium) and public space design (furniture for Courtyard of the City Hall in Poznań, Poland).
LOCATION: Poznań, Poland
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The attic in the multi-family house in the Old Grunwald district was adapted into the modern and functional flat and work studio. The initial attic space was characterized by various heights of the rooms (some of them very low) and with preserved beautiful wooden ceiling and floor.
The refurbishment of the flat in one of Poznan housing estate was led by the need of reorganising space for a family of two adults and three children so that all residents could spend time together as they like, as well as have their place.
The apartment with a view located on the seventh floor is a result of combining two flats. Its space is divided into two main and at the same time interpenetrating zones: intimate and daily.
Imagine a café, a reading room, a bookstore and a coffee roasting company all located in a refurbished former milk bar. The idea to create a place that would meet various needs of book lovers and coffee enthusiasts was a consequence
The furniture project for the new building of the National Audiovisual Institute occurred as a result of research amongst users of the space.