Residing in a Field / ORA

Living in a Box / ORA - Interior Photography, Table, Wood, Windows, Chair

Living in a Box / ORA - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Windows, Chair, Table, Lighting, Countertop, Beam

Textual content description supplied by the architects. The duty of the challenge was to create a custom-made inside for a minimal condo so {that a} household of 4 might comfortably stay there. The condo is meant as a weekend residence, not as a everlasting residence. Preliminary scenario.

Living in a Box / ORA - Interior Photography

The condo was created by dividing an initially bigger unit, with its present measurement being lower than 37 sq. meters. On this space, the developer proposed a structure divided into a number of partitions. Such an answer would solely depart area for slim corridors between the furnishings. The buyers approached us through the development course of, due to which we obtained a possibility to alter the structure. We removed all pointless partitions and created a studio condo. Solely the toilet remained separate.

Living in a Box / ORA - Interior Photography, Bed, Bedroom

Stretching. We positioned a free area within the middle of the studio. It’s a rectangular area, with a desk and chairs within the center. Nonetheless, mowing the desk and stacking the chairs creates sufficiently big area for one to stretch out. On this means, one would not really feel cramped. In our design, we thought-about ‘the opportunity of stretching the physique’ as a ‘unit of measure of crampedness’. The room appears extra spacious because of the mirror behind the kitchen. Hiding. A spot for sleeping must be separated from the area. We have been impressed by medieval field beds.

Living in a Box / ORA - Interior Photography, Stairs, Handrail
Living in a Box / ORA - Interior Photography
Living in a Box / ORA - Interior Photography, Bedroom, Bed
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The dad and mom’ mattress is inserted between two cabinets hiding it. If the sleeper desires to increase his horizons or free his lengthy limbs, he opens the flip door at his ft. The youngsters’s sleeping space is situated within the two-level field. The decrease mattress serves as a sofa through the day. The higher mattress is hidden behind a small door. A field is lined with oak slats. Slats progressively transition to the wall separating the toilet, which turns into part of the built-in furnishings. Due to the doorways that attain as much as the ceiling, the toilet doesn’t draw extra consideration.

Living in a Box / ORA - Interior Photography, Bedroom
Living in a Box / ORA - Interior Photography, Closet, Shelving, Windows, Bed, Bedroom
Living in a Box / ORA - Interior Photography, Closet, Shelving, Windows

Complete. All the condo is handled in a uniform materials – large oak. The completely different wooden pickling represents completely different zones – shiny kitchen as a metaphor for the morning, clear lacquer for the day, and darkish pickling for the evening.

Living in a Box / ORA - Interior Photography, Bathroom, Lighting, Shower, Windows