Sarphatistraat

Sarphatistraat

Architect
wv-studio
Location
Amsterdam, Netherlands | View Map
Project Year
2021
Category
Apartments

Private Houses
wv-studio

Sarphatistraat: Extension and refurbishment

wv-studio as Architects

The project is centrally located, very close to the Amstel River and with many shops and restaurants closeby.

The property has previously been used as a restaurant and was in need of a full makeover when bought by the client.

Due to its proximity to a busy street the living area was set back from the front facade to create some more privacy.

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The steel staircase alongside the front facade gives access to the lower ground floor which can be used as a separate guest room or working space. An internal glass screen provides visual connections and light as well as privacy when needed. The timber clad wall functions as a connecting element and provides a warm and playful atmosphere to the living space, entrance area and separate guest room below. 

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wv-studio

A second steel staircase is built in between the living area and kitchen/dining area. Separated only by glass balustrades and a glass screen to the lower area it keeps the openness and connection between the different spaces.

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The area on the lower floor adjacent to the central staircase is used as a fitness gym and temporary guest room.

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wv-studio

The kitchen and dining area has been provided with new sliding doors towards a spacious terras overlooking the garden. The boundaries between interiour and exteriour space are minimal due to the slim profiles of the glass panels.

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The terrace which enlarges the upper living area has been made possible on top of a newly built extension housing two separate bedrooms on the lower floor.photo_credit wv-studio

Both sleeping rooms have access to the garden through transparent sliding doors. A luxury bathroom has been designed for the private areas. Careful placing of the doors allows a connection towards the garden even from this otherwise introvert space. 

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ElementBrandProduct name
sliding doorsSolarlux
Product Spec Sheet
sliding doors
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