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Architects: Martins | Afonso atelier de design, l’atelier miel
Design team: Martins | Afonso atelier de design
Photographer: Mickaël Martins Afonso
Project description: Around the Net as a “Game of solids and voids.” In the house, space is used but has yet to be lived in. The family, who has recently moved in, is settling in, capturing sensations and sequences which will soon become the pillars of the upcoming project.
“Directing spaces.” The white floor on the ground floor, beyond its high reflective potential, brings out all the elements that are put down on it. The flooring shade also highlights an inversion of sensations with the shuttered concrete ceiling. This change upsets the habits to reinforce the notion of the void at the center of the net.
“Hierarchy of spaces through matter.” Like a theatrical production, the light falls onto the walls and the furniture, as such creating a warm atmosphere throughout the day, making these spaces pleasant and appeasing. The result is a true call for relaxation in this area, where everybody finds their own space without cluttering the available space.