This project is positioned in Chaoyang District of Beijing, with valid space of about 90㎡， suitable for families of three, whose host favors tea and articles for amusement, the hostess likes cooking and the kid likes playing basketball and the piano.
Freedom is a universal and ideal status for every single soul. This crowed city has been giving us excessive senses of depression and boundary. Home is somewhere that makes tremendous difference in if it furnishes us in this island of soul.
The designer wants to achieve free flow of lights and air, harmony and cosy of human and space under the roof. He wants to deliver a feeling of calm and restrain to the owner. Through the switch of partitions in the space, the home transfers between different life scenes, so as to maintain the flexibility of the space as much as possible. One of the challenges of the project is the balance between openness and privacy.
This was a house with three rooms, the space of the hallway of the house was not sufficiently used and continuity between room spaces were not perfect. The kitchen used to be in shape of a strip, with limited space. The hall separates the canteen and the kitchen, making the space for canteen and kitchen not well compacted due to the longer distance and poor interaction.
消除走廊概念，将非承重隔断全都移除 2：改造成全新的开敞式空间，通过开合玻璃隔断，转换不同的生活场景。3：玄关柜围合出书房空间，同时餐厅与次卫生间共同为书房提供采光。4: 主卧室内增加衣帽间。5:起居室内放置了钢琴，美妙的旋律可流动到每个空间，这里也设计了一整面储物柜，柜里隐藏了壁挂电动折叠床，方便亲朋留宿。6:扩大次卫生间面积，整合家务操作、收纳、洗漱、洗浴等功能。
Delete the hallway and all the non-bearing partitions. 2. Reform the whole room into an open space. Transfer scenes of life with sliding glass partitions. 3. Form the study with gateway cabinets and the canteen and bathroom will supply illumination for the study. 4. A cloakroom is set for the master bedroom. 5. A piano is set in the living room for music to be heard all around the house. A whole wall of cabinet is set in the living room is also set in the living room, which contains a wall mounted electric folding bed for visitors. 6. The secondary washroom is expanded and integrated with the functions of household operations, storage, washing and bathing, etc..
The cabinet is set at the gateway, with a bar of sliding door and allows sun shines as well as airflow. The wall, the roof and the floor are of the identical materials and a feeling of quality is hereby demonstrated.
The designer removes the wall between the living room and bedroom. The four sliding doors reconstructed space tones of the space, allowing views and lights go all around the house. As to the space relationship between the living room and master bedroom and master toilet, the designer takes coupling of cloth curtains and glass to block the views. A piece of nontransparent glass is set between the cloakroom and the master toilet. The wall of cabinet hides wall mounting bed, leaving a clear sight effect to the room. At the same time, different materials of the glass cabinet door and other surfaces form a contrast.
The suite of master bedroom is organized by central axial line. The bed, cloakroom and master toilet are in a line, leaving two sides as walkways. The bed and cloakroom share the same cabinet. The socket and switch are integrated on the back and sides of the cabinet. As to the fabrics for the curtain and bed, the designer selects natural cotton and linen materials, forming vivid contrast between soft and rough textures.
The two sets of cloakroom form a double-ring lines with the bed and the master toilet. With lights shining on the cloakroom, it demonstrates the scene of serenity.
The Master Toilet
The designer sets the master toilet at the wall and enclose the toilet with cloth curtain and sliding door. The materials of the master is uniform with the whole house, with all the cleaning appliances mounted on the wall, hardware are hidden within the wall, delivering simple and concise aesthetics. Looking beyond the glass partition, the piano section is vaguely visible. The overall space relationship of the house is clear and implicit.
The canteen is the center of the house, which leads to the study, kid’s room and kitchen around it. With fitting of thin-legged furniture, the house looks more clear and mellow.
The kitchen cabinet is set in the shape of S, with abundant space for storage. The collections of the study are visible, as a demonstration of the bobbies of the host.
The Kid’s Room
Materials, color and space of the kid’s room are in conformity with the whole house and the privacy of the room is formed through sliding door and curtain.
The designer hides the socket within the desk. The L-shaped desk provides space for the host to use computer and enjoy tea.
The Secondary Toilet
The natural light of the toilet penetrates the glass partition and enters the study. It has a large operation platform. The aleaning appliances and power sources are stored in a cabinet on its side.
Designer: Luo Xiuda
Deepening of construction drawing: He Sha
Construction: Huang Qibin
Photograph: Jin Weiqi
Major Materials: panDOMO, Gray Glass Partition, Gray Sprayed Glass Cabinet Door Panel Imported from Italy, MYLANDS Latex Paint
Whole house customization: Ban Erqi
panDOMO: Mojian Decoration
Sliding Door: Hexi Wooden Door
MYLANDS Latex Paint: Zhai Jiang
Furniture: HAY, concept101
Illumination: BENTU, FLUA
Curtain: Manzhai Cloth
Sanitary Appliance: KASKADE