geneva apartment by bureau A is a burst of light in the grey swiss winter geneva apartment by bureau A is a burst of light in the grey swiss winter
feb 24, 2015

geneva apartment by bureau A is a burst of light in the grey swiss winter

geneva apartment by bureau A is a burst of light in the grey swiss winter
images courtesy of bureau A




everything can be seen and observed in one glance at bureau A’s ‘geneva apartment’. conceived as a place for intimacy, voyeuristic features lighten the mood and natural light floods throughout the deep layout. an important interior window connects the various façades of the apartment, linking the bedroom with kitchen and living room.

inspired by the extramarital escapes of hollywood’s golden era, the apartment can be interpreted as a stage with larger purpose than its domesticity. here, colors evoke activity, a sense of being elsewhere, and an escape from the grey winters of geneva, switzerland. 


entrance hall

kitchen and counter detail

view from the living room

interior window linking the bedroom with the kitchen and bedroom

detail of the interior window from the bedroom

detail of the interior window from the kitchen

interior window from above

detail of colorful tile work

detail of grey hexagon-shaped tile

view of the bedroom from above


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