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Shoji Apartment
by Proctor and Shaw

Shoji Apartment by Proctor & Shaw
Ståle Eriksen

Proctor and Shaw has transformed a one-bedroom flat in London into an open-plan space filled with serenity and light.


A study in materiality, transparency and enclosure, the project is conceived as a prototype for micro living in existing housing stock characterised by a constrained footprint but traditionally generous ceiling heights.

The flat's restrictive cellular rooms are replaced by a generous multifunctional living space designed to maximise storage and arranged around a translucent sleeping 'pod' inspired by Japanese Shoji screens.

By cleverly stacking accommodation in a single height volume, additional floor area is conjured to provide a real sense of luxury and design quality in just 29 square metres.


This project has been longlisted in the small interiors category of Dezeen Awards 2022.

Designer: Proctor and Shaw

Project: Shoji Apartment

Read more: Proctor and Shaw

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