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Creative 430-Square-Foot Apartment in Tel Aviv Seems Much Larger Than It Really Is
Posted By Bridgette Meinhold On July 11, 2012 @ 1:40 pm In Architecture,green Interiors,Sustainable Building | 3 Comments
Housing prices in Tel Aviv have soared in recent years and many people are unable to afford moving, but still want to upgrade or improve their space. As a result, many have resorted to remodeling their spaces, no matter how small. The owner of this small apartment decided to transform her cramped studio space into a more luxurious 1 bedroom that also included storage units, a large separate kitchen and a full size queen bedroom.
SFARO  completely transformed the long narrow 430-square-foot apartment by gutting the space and creating a new circulation. They moved the utilities, kitchen, bathroom, storage and other programmatic areas into a central multi-functional cube. Now there are four distinct zones around the cube: hallway, living room, long galley kitchen, and bedroom. Sliding doors store away into the cube and allow the owner to open or close spaces depending on the time of day, guests or needs. Built-in storage keeps items neatly packed away and bright white finishes help bounce light around to make the space seem much larger.
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Images ©Boaz Lavi & Jonathan Blum
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 this small apartment: http://www.sfaro.co.il/index.php?/project/emanuel-haromi-bd-apartment-tel-aviv/
 SFARO: http://www.sfaro.co.il/
 Arthitectural: http://www.arthitectural.com/sfaro-architects-40-square-meters-apartment/
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