Cranes Attic

Cranes Attic

Architect
gosplan architects
Location
Génova, Italia | View Map
Project Year
2018
Category
Residential Landscape
Anna Positano

Cranes Attic

gosplan architects as Architects

The flat is situated in the city centre of Genoa, on the top of a building in the medieval neighbour on the old dock that protects the city for the Middle Age. The apartment has a 40 square meters surface, a small area that hosts a living room with open kitchen, a bedroom and a bathroom. The bedroom and the livingroom are divided by a custom made piece of furniture that is a closet on the bedroom side and a set of stairs on the livingroom side. Another flight of stairs hung to the ceiling leads to the rooftop terrace, with a great view over the shipyards and their cranes.

photo_credit Anna Positano
Anna Positano

This industrial context inspired the raw materials that characterized the refurbishment, such as the osb wooden panels painted in white, used for the furniture and the doors, or the folded metal sheet employed for the suspended stairs. The metal beams that reinforce the slab after the opening of the skywindow are highlighted by painting them with a white colour, generating a contrast with the gray ceiling. The small flat is very sunny thanks to the skywindow and to the large windows allowing wide views of the downtown and of the harbour.

photo_credit Anna Positano
Anna Positano
photo_credit Anna Positano
Anna Positano
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Products used in this project
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct name
Bathroom AccessoriseNic Design Srl
Semplice, OVVIO
LampArtemide
Teti
TRAYVitra.
ROTARY TRAY
Product Spec Sheet
Bathroom Accessorise
Lamp
Teti by Artemide
TRAY
ROTARY TRAY by Vitra.
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