Inserted in a collective housing building from the 1980s, the 100sqm apartment has been renovated by Arriba, a design firm based in Lisbon, Portugal.
They simplified the layout, and the outcome is a pragmatic connection between social and private areas. The kitchen is the central element, around which the house is organized. It merges with the living room, from where one can access the previously closed balcony, now opened towards the river.
Inspiration from architects:
We aimed to blend structure and architecture, and to reduce compartments and circulation – thus maximizing natural light through wider areas and lightweight materials.