barcode architects: villa M
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may 12, 2013
barcode architects: villa M


‘villa M’ by barcode architects
lower living

 

 

in order to maximize the spatial experience within most of the interior, walls are removed to retain an open living space which extends
over the first two floors of the villa designed by rotterdam-based barcode architects. on the first of three levels, comfortable spaces are
provided for receiving guests, while the second floor situates intimate and private areas with an open plan kitchen, study, and lounge area.

 

a large atrium connects the two layers and provides space for an exclusive, double high exhibition wall with an impressive amount of artefacts.
the wooden staircase is placed as a freestanding piece of furniture within the divide, guided by a six meter tall piece of glass. the glazed element
separates the kitchen and the entrance lobby from the rest of the house and offers exciting plays of light and shadow. ‘from any point in the
villa, there is a clear view towards the sky and the green. combined with the ‘lofty’ floor plan, it delivers the house with a unique transparency
and qualities.’ says barcode architects

 

 


lower dining

 


entree

 


stairs

 

 


spatial divide

 

 


upper living

 

 


views of the kitchen

 


plans

 


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