Luxury Cockloft For A Family With Four Kids Arranged With A Number Of Mezzanines And Decorated With Corkwood


Amount of rooms: 8
Metric location: 348 m²
Ceiling height: 4.4 m
Amount of levels: 4

In the height of the globe economic crisis of 2008 — a challenging time for architects— Peter Kostyolov obtained an unhoped-for mail with 2 orders. One in a tight lodging of China Town, the other – in a double-level apartment, 250 m² in area. Reality is, the former was sold following a slight refurbishment: the new owner hid the meticulously restored brick masonry underneath a layer of artificial brickwork with plastic and put in a shower cabin with hydro-massage instead of sanitary porcelain by Duravit (“1930” line).

But, the architect’s injured feelings had been entirely healed by the 2nd project. The space was really breathtaking: 250 m², 2 ranges, 9-meter-high ceilings in some components of the flat – all that gave area for implementing Peter’s favored factors – mezzanines. On best of that, the consumers, a loved ones with 2 little ones, gave him a blank check out. The only condition was warm shade assortment.

The complete process took as prolonged as 2 years, which was ample for the preset context to alter: now the hosts acquired yet another 2 babies. This reality surely affected the authentic architectural and practical strategies.

The project was special for a lot of factors, which made it attainable to turn the lodging into a house in the house. Thanks to the fantastic ceiling height, 2 levels were supplemented with one more one, which extra about 80 bonus square meters to the residing space.

1st Degree

one — Kitchen
2 — Dining area
3 — WC
4,5 — Walk-in closets
6 — Corridor

Metric region: 68.26 m²


The very first degree includes a kitchen, dining area, 2 walk-in closets and bathroom. With the exception of beds and sofas, the complete furniture of this apartment was custom-made from the architect’s drawings.

21-table 22-table

Downlights and suspended lamps — Traddel.

31-suspended lamps

Tile — Arkadia (Eco Ceramica), Nuovi Colori line, colors: Grigio Chiaro, Marron Druciato.

41-Tile — Arkadia 42-Tile

2nd Degree

7,8,9 — Kids’ rooms
10 — Lounge with fireplace
eleven — Billiard space
12 — Library
13 — WC
14 — Kids’ bathroom
15 — Boxroom
16 — Laundry
17 — Corridor
18 — WC
19 — Bathroom

Metric spot: 189.14 m²

51-Second Level

Initially the second level represented a large-ceilinged room, 60 m² in location. Now it is vertically divided into 2 components. The reduce a single includes a lounge with a billiard-table, bar and fireplace.

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Lamps — Diesel with Foscarini.


Tile — Refin Ceramiche, Focus line, Verde colour. Arm-chairs — Ulivi. Floor lamp — Diesel with Foscarini.


A block of 3 kids’ rooms is also substantial-ceilinged. Right after getting divided into 2 levels, every single of the rooms in the block got thirty bonus square meters.

91-doors 92-space 93-staircase 94-bathroom

Suspended lamp — Diesel with Foscarini.

101-Suspended lamp

Corkwood is the dominant finishing materials utilized in the apartment.

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The correct side of the flat is set aside as a house library, also supplemented with a bonus level.

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THIRD Degree

20 — Study
21 — Parents’ bedroom
22 — Corridor
23 — Adults’ bedroom
24 — Closet

Metric area: 53.97 m²

131-THIRD Level

A bedroom and a study are situated on the overbuilt degree.


In his program the architect created provisions for 2 offsets in the lift slab between the upper levels. One was set aside for stairs, the other forms a peculiar wellhole. In this trend Peter was in a position to connect the 2 levels, balance the lighting and separate the review and the bedroom with glass partitions.

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