2021

Stepped Volume Apartment
by Alepreda Architecture

Alepreda Architecture's gut renovation of a small apartment in Prague recalibrates the floor plan by adding a study/bedroom and a powder room.

While the project is modest in size and budget, it creates a playful, creative and rigorous language that sets the new "inserted elements" in dialogue with the existing fabric.

Formally, two sculptural volumes, containing a walk-in closet and a new bathroom, are distinguished by a stepped geometry.

The use of colour differentiates the new elements. The insertions are painted white while the existing wall and ceiling receive a taupe colour.

Strategically placed interior openings bring natural light into darker spaces.


This project has been longlisted in the small interior category of Dezeen Awards 2021.

Architect: Alepreda Architecture
Project: Stepped Volume Apartment

Sponsors

  • Dezeen Awards 2021 sponsor Longboard
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  • Norse Projects
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  • Dezeen Awards 2021 sponsor Tom Dixon
  • Kvadrat

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