ruetemple adds multi-functional cube to living room in moscow ruetemple adds multi-functional cube to living room in moscow
dec 13, 2016

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.

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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.

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the white cube is placed at the center of the room

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underneath, sofas and chairs can be stored and pulled out when needed

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large openings welcome light into the living room

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openings allow the space to feel less claustrophobic

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furniture fixed with wheels are stored underneath

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 the entire living room is divided into 5 zones that surround the white cube

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inside, a tree and a bed of rocks promotes a sense of calm

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