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Laboratory of Living Utrecht

The “Laboratory of Living” is a former garage or warehouse, situated in the 19th district of Utrecht, converted into a residential space for two occupants.

 

The design paid particular attention to the room lighting, a convincing mix of materials and the maximisation of the available space. The warehouse originally featured two storeys, with a garage door on the ground floor, which is now completely glazed and a window on the top floor, which is executed as a zinc-clad bay. In order to make optimal use of the two floors, each measuring 5 x 6 m, all new additions such as the bathroom, kitchen block and wall units were accommodated on the three closed wall faces.

 

The dominant materials are rough wood, zinc, plaster and re-exposed brick masonry. The colour scheme is essentially restricted to white, black, and shades of grey.

 

Images: Cornbread Works, Zecc Architecten

category:
Interior
m2:
50
client:
Particulier
Team:
Aannemersbedrijf De Korte
program:
residential
period:
2003 - 2005
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