The main decision was to made studio apartment  with one bedroom and two bathrooms. We have separated the space by using the glass partition, to line up the boundaries between premises , but at the same time to achive open and floating space. Glass structure is made by using technology of “smart glass” system, it can become matte to achive more intimacy of the room.

Project name: “Black is Back”
Architect’ Firm: 33bY Architecture
Lead Architects:  Ivan Yunakov, Olga Korniienko, Natali Raga, Yaroslav Katrich
Project location: Ukraine, Kiev
Completion Year: Jul 2018\
Gross Built Area (square meters or square foot): 97m2
Photo credits:  Oleg Stelmah

1)Henge/Tape light — light in kitchen
2)Natuzzi/PI GRECO – chairs
3)Cattelan Italia/Magda – chairs
4)Ditre Italia/sofa
5)Cattelan Italia/Chaise lounge Donovan  – Lounge chair
6)Victoria & Albert/Barcelona  – bath
7)Сielo Shui Comfort – toilet
8)Antonio Luppi – water dispenser

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The interior is made by using dark color pallete  and variety of materials, with different structures, surfaces such as brick, natural African black stone, onyx, leather, copper ,wood etc.

Entering the apartment  the first thing that we notice is the wall made of black structural stone from the one side and plane glance black surface with gold décor elements on it from the other.

Black is Back By 33bY Architecture - Sheet3The living room is combined with a kitchen, a dining area and a working space. In order to balance the dark tones, a large bright “spot” was added, a panel of white onyx with backlights framed by copper edging . The panel works at night and creates a cozy atmosphere-it is the focal point of our interior, it is viewed from all the main premises of the apartment.

Black is Back By 33bY Architecture - Sheet4Unusual solutions for bedroom was the organization of freestanding bathtub. Its located  there due to the desire of the customer , the main point is to have the opportunity, while taking a bath to enjoy the city views from the panoramic windows. If you want to create a feeling of intimacy of this space, only thing you need is just to press the button and the partition that separetes the space becomes absolutely matte , nothing is visible through it.

Black is Back By 33bY Architecture - Sheet6One of the main challenge was to create the full wardrobe area in small space. We decided to make it movable. So we have the cool wardrobe that moves from one click of a button and opens other that stands near the wall.

Bathroom made in the overall style of the apartment. Dark colors is combined with light. A lot of copper details is used, even water taps. Black sanitary ware and of course  the main color spot is blue shelving  for towels with built-in led lights.

The guest bathroom is solved completely in black color, to  visually extend the space.

33bY Architecture

In the course of twelve years, nearly two hundred projects have been created, many of which have been implemented. A distinctive feature of the company’s activity is a complete design cycle, from preliminary examination of the site under construction, further development of all stages of design, coordination, interior design and supervision of the author.

Having a strategic development plan and using project management technology in the work of the company has a clear structure of business processes, which provides the required time and quality of project implementation.

Architects and designers of workshops, constantly study and master the experience of domestic and foreign architectural bureaus and workshops, enhance their professional.

Studying our projects it is possible to draw attention that the sphere of activity of the company includes designing of residential, office, trade, hotel, administrative buildings, cottages not only in Kiev, but also in other cities of Ukraine, Europe and CIS countries.

Important projects include Roshen Confectionery in Vinnytsia, Black Wood Tower office in Chernihiv, Radisson Blue Resort Hotel in Bukovel, renovation of the Lviv Opera House, and a number of private homes in different cities of Ukraine and interior offices for companies such as Boeing, VELTA, Vodaphone, Accord.

33BY Architecture has many international and Ukrainian awards in the field of architecture and interior design.

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