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



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