Pablo and María chose to join two apartments to obtain the space they needed. As a result we have this spacious house, located on the eleventh floor of a building from the 90s. It enjoys wide views and plenty of natural light. Pablo has been in charge of automating the lighting, the security system, the airzone, the heating…

Project name: Belgium
Area: 140 m2
Year: 2019
Location: Valencia, Spain
Studio Name: osb arquitectos
Architect: Cedric Bastin
Photography Credits: Ana Montero

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A window with an elevating sliding leaf connects the kitchen with the terrace. Having opted for an extractor hood with a carbon filter (Elica), we have not had the need to lower the ceilings. Thanks to this, the kitchen is more integrated into the dining space. The island has space for four stools and combines anthracite gray with light oak. The feeling is a warm room, totally open to the daytime space.

They have a ‘technical room’ with the water softener and the gas boiler, closed by an iroko wood door that matches the rest of the furniture and interior carpentry. Most of the carpentry is made of oak with the same tone of wood, which provides more coherence to the whole. The sliding door that separates the sleeping area has a hidden guide.

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The windows, made of aluminum with thermal break and black on the inside, have a 50cm sill. As protection, a 50cm glass railing has been installed, which is barely visible visually, to compensate for the height and to be able to have windows without divisions, which would subtract light from the daytime space.

The handles of the cabinets are inlaid and made of oak (to match the rest of the furniture) and the handles from the Picaporte store. All the tiled joints (Ragno) have been mitered. The lighting is from Arkoslight and the mechanisms are from Jung LS990.

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We are very satisfied with the results and very grateful to all the industrialists who have taken part because they have done a job of great quality.

Pablo and María have a current and very complete home.

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