Open interior

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Project • By D. Champsas architectural officeApartments

LINE-PLANE-PRISM | Loft addition to a penthouse

The progress achieved by systematic research will give birth to a dictionary of elements that, developed further, will lead to a “grammar”.W. Kandinsky, 1924, “Point and Line to Plane” A. ANALYSIS1.  A groundbreaking architectural vocabularyDefining the POINT and the LINE, W. Kandinsky and P. Klee have identified rich symbolic and conceptual content to these archetypal engravings. With their theoretical and painting work, the modern masters of abstraction laid the principles for a methodical composition on canvas, based on these primary Elements.What would the content of this radical vocabulary be if, reductively in some way, it was to be extended to the "3D canvas"?Extruded to the third dimension, the POINT, the LINE and the... More

Project • By KUBE ArchitectureApartments


This Owners of this residence decided that the best place to create a get-away vacation space was in the privacy of their own home. Their idea was to make their lower level a relaxing escape from their busy everyday lives. The new space consists of a media/family room, bathroom, and laundry room. KUBE's concept was to create a refined "wooden box" with a teak media wall, concealing all TV and stereo equipment, and a sculpted mahogany staircase. Each piece of cabinetry unfolds to reveal hidden storage. Radiant heat is concealed in the floor slab, and all lighting is indirect. The wall to the bathroom is floor-to-ceiling frameless glass, with adjacent glass stair treads. A teak slatted ceiling with LED... More