Ethal Woods. Modern Interior Design. August 15th , 2017.
Although designed for the interior, the exterior of the front façade also engages the street. During the day the aluminum rain screen, with its water-cut brick-shaped openings echoing the solid bricks of its neighbors, appears as a flat, patterned mass, marked off from the adjacent houses by the tall glass slots on either side.
The light shelf, which bounces daylight deep into the room, was designed to keep the sun skirting outside the building in summer but allow deep solar penetration in winter. Above the light shelf operable windows capture prevailing breezes and cross ventilate the space, whilst flushing out excess heat.
The apartments are located in a new residential complex on the 16th floor in the center of the small town of Perm (Russia, the Urals). The total area is 120m2 (1,292sf2). Basic room – living room, kitchen, living room, sitting area, bedroom, bathroom teen bathroom.
Movements, spaces and volumes occur to fulfill various functional requirements through the architectural manipulation of materials, details and finishes. Two equal halves performing public and private functions are employed throughout horizontally and vertically.
A 900m2 (9,688ft2) exhibition room is organised in different zones that display the wide range of materials and complements of the brand. A 170m2 (1,830ft2) area is set aside for reproducing a dwelling using these materials: the Premium House