yuuki kitada renovates three bedroom apartment in brooklyn yuuki kitada renovates three bedroom apartment in brooklyn
jul 11, 2014

yuuki kitada renovates three bedroom apartment in brooklyn

yuuki kitada renovates three bedroom apartment in brooklyn
all images courtesy of yuuki kitada architect

 

 

 

yuuki kitada architect has renovated a three-bedroom apartment in brooklyn, new york. the minimal design intends to provide its occupants with distinct areas of public and private space. connecting these programs is a long hallway that implements architectural lighting effects through a pyramid-shaped ceiling that diffuses the illuminance of an LED cell located at its apex. light color finishes created by white-washed oak wood panels and simple interior decorations complement the existing features. the rest of the interior is defined by the organization of rectangular volumes. for instance, residents are able to view the living room through a void behind the sink, the circulation for the main hallway is hidden by a thick bearing wall, and the television wall evenly divides entrances to two home offices. the result of the project is a meditative residence that provides solitude and silence from the nearby train track, highway, and scrap metal yard.

yuuki kitada apartment brooklyn new york
living room with small tunnel in the white wall to the hallway 

yuuki kitada apartment brooklyn new york
(left) living room with lighting
(right) the kitchen

yuuki kitada apartment brooklyn new york
(left) view to the living room from the kitchen counter
(right) view from the dining table to the kitchen

yuuki kitada apartment brooklyn new york
master bed room with long closet

yuuki kitada apartment brooklyn new york
vanity with picture-frame like lighting panels

yuuki kitada apartment brooklyn new york
long hall way with minimal lighting

yuuki kitada apartment brooklyn new york
(left) detail of the pyramid ceiling
(right) detail of a base board LED light cove

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.

comments policy
LOG IN
designboom's comment policy guidelines
generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

- please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
- please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
- please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
- please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
- please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
(there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
the best 100-200 entries too.)

a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

PRODUCT LIBRARY

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.

architecture news