ruetemple adds multi-functional cube to living room in moscow
russian studio ruetemple has experimented with making the most of a compact space to create a multi-functional living room inside this home in moscow for cottage solution (NTV broadcasting company). visualised as a white cube that hangs from the ceiling, the volume draws cues from japanese architecture to produce a calm enclosure which is concentrated in light, air and a sense of peacefulness.
all images © ruetemple and NTV broadcasting company
situated in the center of the room, during the design process ruetemple divided the space into five zones of activity: active pastime area, TV area, dressing area, secluded relaxation area and the central, relaxation area inside the white volume. even the space underneath the white cube has been utilized, with sofas, chairs and tables that can be pulled out to provide extra seating and be efficiently stored away. with the help of withdrawable modules, you can create different zones for conversations, board games, and the one who needs to retire can go and have a rest under the tree.
the white cube is placed at the center of the room
underneath, sofas and chairs can be stored and pulled out when needed
large openings welcome light into the living room
openings allow the space to feel less claustrophobic
furniture fixed with wheels are stored underneath
the entire living room is divided into 5 zones that surround the white cube
inside, a tree and a bed of rocks promotes a sense of calm
architecture in russia (64 articles)
ruetemple (3 articles)
a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.
constructed entirely from fir wood, the observatory perfectly integrates into its forest environment.
a spartan industrial building stands modestly in the middle of the olive groves as a simple square with an oversized circular roof.
the undulating structure rises like a gently sloping hillside before puncturing the ground to allow natural light into the basement zones.
the design team wanted to make the apartment feel like a borderless box that emerges out of nowhere in the sky.