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Elii : Yojigen Poketto

In Madrid (Spain), the agency elii delivers the renovation of a studio of 34 square meters. A bachelor completely refurbished, plan and section, as the name suggests, Yojigen Poketto, literally "four-dimensional pocket" in Japanese. A qualifier all found ...

If there is a country familiar with rampant land pressure and small associated living space, it is Japan. A typological and stylistic influence more than palpable in this Madrilenian project, from a sketch of the design, colors and materials, including light wood panels.

The rehabilitation is thus dictated by a simple principle: the decluttering. In plan, this thread takes the form of an L developed around a central living room free from any partition and any piece of furniture. This technical volume concentrates the different functions of the apartment: a kitchen open to the living room, the night area coupled with a bathroom all white tiled, and finally an entrance hall with multiple cupboards and mirrors allowing to enlarge this narrow space while protecting the privacy of its occupants. In section, this same leitmotiv has guided the architects who superimpose the uses: a double bed and rests on a mobile storage space, which camouflage meanwhile a bathtub disbursed at the rear. From the floor to the ceiling, no square centimeter is ruined.

This peripheral concentration of functions makes it possible to create a central living space that is freely appropriable and largely open to the outside light thanks to its position at the corner of two streets.

The handkerchief then becomes paradoxically spacious!

To learn more, visit the elii site

Pictures: Imagen Subliminal

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