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Apartment C


Renovation and rebuild of an appartment in a historic building in Berlin, Prenzlauer Berg

Location: 10405 Berlin - Prenzlauer Berg

Year: 2012 - 2013

Owner: private

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¯I The boy's room
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Once upon a time there lived a family with two sons in a spacious, old apartment in Berlin. One fortunate day, to the delight of all, a little girl arrived to join the family. Oh. What was once a luxurious and accommodating apartment was now far to small. A full-scale renovation was necessary, including the updating of the bathroom and kitchen, which had become chaotic over the years.
So, step 1:

Out of one room, make two.

And to add some excitement for the boys - sleeping in raised beds is superfun!
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¯I The hallway
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Step 2:

The core.

The apartment was completely revamped, with two bathrooms, washroom, girl's room, and a built-in wardrobe that run in a fresh, fun, and functional progression along the central hallway.
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¯I The wardrobe
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Right at the entrance, fitting seamlessly,

the reach-in wardrobe

with an integrated bench is not just an eyecatching feature but makes keeping coats and shoes organized super simple.
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¯I The family bathroom
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Every niche is transformed into a valuable, high-quality space - in the

large family bathroom

you can bathe right next to the window, daydreaming as you gaze out at the mirror on the wall...
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¯I The second bathroom
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Compact, cosy, and no less chic. Even the smaller

second bathroom

makes you want to stick around.
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¯I The bathroom cabinet
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A sophisticated cabinet built from valuable

timber

is an object of pride for any home-owner.
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¯I Kitchen and dining room
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Step 3:

the kitchen

is relocated and refurbished.
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¯I Detail of the kitchen
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From old to new.

The existing steel kitchen unit is reset onto of a slick storage unit and revamped with a slate backdrop that can be written on with chalk.
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¯I Bathroom resident
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... and if the

escapee

from the kid's room who has taken up residence in the bathroom hasn't eaten the family yet... then they are probably still living there today!
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¯I Floor plan before the renovations
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Floor plan before the renovation

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¯I Floor plan after the renovations
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Floor plan after renovation

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