A Milanese Apartment Is Restored and Given a Contemporary Feel

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                                This 150-square-meter <a href="http://www.andearchitettura.com/vcn.html"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">apartment in Milan</a> is the result of a collaboration between architect Andrea Del Pedro Pera, of <a href="http://www.andearchitettura.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">ANDEarchitettura</a>, and interior designer <a href="http://www.gianpaolovenier.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Gian Paolo Venier</a>, who took inspiration from the 20th century building&#8217;s original character and incorporated it into final design. The private apartment is owned by a young professional who was in need of a major renovation to transform the original layout. Instead of three bedrooms, a sitting room, and a studio, the new design offers a bedroom, large lounge area, and a studio/guest room that better suit the owner&#8217;s lifestyle.
Along with the layout change, many original details were restored, like the wood parquet floors in the main living space. The moldings and ceiling adornments were kept and given a fresh coat of white paint, which pops next to the peacock blue walls. Vintage lamps were used helping to connect the space to its original time
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A Former Equipment Room Is Converted into a Penthouse Apartment in Kiev

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                                Located in Kiev, Ukraine, the <a href="https://www.behance.net/gallery/53405287/P26-apartment"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">P.26 Apartment</a> was once an equipment room before the <a href="http://www.2bua.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">2B.group</a> saw its potential. The interior boasted high ceilings, some up to 6-meters (almost 20-feet) high and some sloped, which made for a visually stunning interior full of natural light.
The apartment is lucky to have 180-degree views through the windows, so the layout was carefully considered to maximize the views of the surrounding city. The public living spaces were placed along the exterior with its window-filled walls keeping these areas bright. The kitchen and dining room visually lead into the master bedroom through a sloped wall of framed windows. There’s even a DJ stand so I hope they’re having parties! The kitchen resides under lower ceilings but the space benefits from the stainless steel surfaces that reflect the light. The master bedroom carries right into the light-filled master bath, which is only separated
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A Dated Spanish Colonial Becomes a Jaw-Dropping Mountain House

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                                Nestled in the side of Camelback Mountain, this Phoenix, Arizona home was recently transformed from a dated Spanish Colonial Revival style to a modern, jaw-dropping mountain house by <a href="http://www.theranchmine.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">The Ranch Mine</a>. The <a href="http://www.theranchmine.com/portfolio/red-rocks/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Red Rocks</a> residence now works with the irregular landscape and features a layout that embraces an indoor/outdoor way of living with a focus on uninterrupted views.
The first part of the plan was to remove all the superfluous elements and start with a two-story box. The interior was changed so that the open living spaces would open out to the deck, hot tub, pool, and valley views. Limestone covers much of the exterior instead of the typical red sedimentary sandstone finish. Thanks to the renovation, over 2,000-square-feet of covered patios were created adding to the usable living space, while helping to shade the interior from the hot desert sun. Upstairs, a new master bedroom was added, cantilevering out
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ARTLAND IN SHANGHAI: An Eclectic Apartment That Goes Outside the Box

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                                ARTLAND IN SHANGHAI is a project that came about through the Chinese renovation TV show, Change your life, which brought on <a href="http://www.topos-design.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">TOPOS DESIGN CLANS</a> to renovate this rental apartment for a family of four. The 80-square-meter (approx. 861-square-feet) apartment is located in a high-rise building in Shanghai and the designers wanted to create a space that reflected a &#8220;realistic utopia&#8221; to help encourage a new, creative lifestyle.
The occupants are a painter, his wife, and two shepherd dogs now living in a unique home that also doubles as an art studio for dad. In their previous rental, art supplies and artwork crept into every corner of unoccupied space creating chaos and disorganization with no real space for life or art to happen. Both adults got their wishes to have a cohesive living space with an open art studio to achieve ultimate family happiness. The open living room is now ready
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Behind The Design 007: TinkerBox by Marica McKeel

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TinkerBox by Marica McKeel of Studio MM Architect

Project Name

Project Location
Hudson Valley, NY

Firm Name
Studio MM Architect, PLLC

Architect’s Name
Marica McKeel

Project Design Team
Marica McKeel and Marisa Kaugars

Master Consulting Engineers, Harbrook Windows and Doors

Firm Address
15 Broad Street, 3324, New York, NY 10005

Website URL

Instagram Account

Photography Credit
Brad Feinknopf

Photographer Instagram Account

What was the marketing strategy behind acquiring this project? If its a development project, what is the marketing strategy to sell it?
TinkerBox is a development project but was not intended for sale. We use TinkerBox as our showroom where we meet with

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