batlab employs a system of translucent curtains to define different zones in this 30 sq-meter apartment in budapest. the symbolic separation of functions using moving textiles combines practicality and aesthetics, resulting in a lightweight, open space that overcomes its restricted size.
all photos by norbert juhász
during the renovation, batlab demolished all interior walls, leaving only the apartment’s outline intact. a stand-alone block, which includes the kitchen and bathroom, functions as the main space divider separating the entry, living/dining room and sleeping cabin.
architects: gergő batizi-pócsi, péter batizi-pócsi
general contractor: bb industry
total area: 30 sq-meters
lamps: rita koralevics /paper up
tables: studio nomad /3legs
video: hooh design
location: budapest, hungary
edited by: sofia lekka angelopoulou | designboom
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