Architect Kumiko Ouchi wanted to transform her partner’s 1970s apartment into a truly beautiful and functional space. She did an excellent job hiding anything unsightly while still including the necessary things (kitchen electronics, books, a litter box) in her overall design.
By taking out the walls in the apartment and removing a bedroom, she was able to create an open concept space with a large kitchen that still afforded privacy in the bedroom and bathroom. The hallway doubles as office space, and there are two beautiful balconies for plants.
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Bringing a 1970s Apartment into Modernity
She created a butane-powered “fireplace” in one corner.
Here is the office hallway with plenty of room for books and files.
There are 4 separate closets throughout!
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