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HomeBedroom DesignUncooked concrete penthouse created inside former Athens warehouse

Uncooked concrete penthouse created inside former Athens warehouse


Uncooked concrete partitions function a backdrop to classic furnishings on this rentable venue and visitor suite that Studio Andrew Trotter, Gavalas Ioannidou Structure and Eva Papadaki have created inside a transformed Nineteen Seventies industrial constructing in Athens, Greece.

The six-storey warehouse, now named 10AM Lofts, includes a multi-purpose occasion house unfold over its basement and floor ground, which may host something from exhibitions and dinners to photoshoots.

White sofa next to vintage wicker and wood seating in 10AM Lofts event space
The occasion house is unfold throughout the constructing’s floor ground (above) and basement (prime picture)

The penthouse, which spans the highest two flooring, can be utilized as a part of these occasions or booked for personal gatherings and longer-term residencies.

Each areas have been designed by Barcelona-based Studio Andrew Trotter with native studio Gavalas Ioannidou Structure and Eva Papadaki, whereas a variety of different designers have put their private contact to the 4 lofts which might be unfold throughout the 2 remaining flooring.

Concrete spiral staircase next to side table with vase in Athens venue by Studio Andrew Trotter
A spiralling concrete staircase leads as much as the mezzanine

To make room for the occasion house, the 2 lowest flooring have been stripped again to their uncooked concrete shells.

To loosen up the bottom ground, the studio inserted a few new home windows, inlaid a complete wall with translucent glass bricks and painted surfaces white.

White paint was additionally used to complete the balustrade fronting the mezzanine-level workroom, which will be accessed by way of a set of spiralling concrete steps.

Long wooden dining table with chairs in front of glass-block wall in 10AM Lofts event space
Glass bricks let mild by means of to the inside

Friends should descend a twisted Corten-steel staircase to achieve the basement, which has a markedly moodier atmosphere.

Aside from the illumination supplied by a handful of pendant lamps, mild can solely trickle by means of to the house from the slender openings left within the ceiling.

Classic furnishings have been sparingly dotted all through to melt the cruel industrial look of the house.

White sofa under Corten-steel staircase in 10AM Lofts event space
Twisted Corten-steel stairs lead right down to the basement

The penthouse, which is ready over the constructing’s fifth and sixth flooring, options surfaces rendered in lime plaster and paint moderately than concrete to create what the studio describes as “a sense of tough luxurious”.

The fifth ground accommodates a comfy lounge, furnished with a plump beige couch and armchair in addition to a weathered sideboard topped with a few vintage vases and a marble bust.

Heavy sand-coloured linen curtains deliver a way of heat to the pure mild that filters in by means of the home windows.

Shut by lies the kitchen, centred on a picket eating desk and a set of Charlotte Perriand‘s woven Dordogne chairs.

Kitchen and dining area of 10AM Lofts penthouse with wooden dining table and a set of Charlotte Perriand's woven Dordogne chairs
Vintage furnishings decorates the penthouse’s kitchen and eating space

At this degree of the penthouse, there may be additionally a examine and a rest room with an enormous blocky tub.

This sits beside expansive sliding glass doorways that enable friends to get pleasure from unspoilt vistas of the Acropolis citadel whereas they soak.

Penthouse bathroom by Studio Andrew Trotter with blocky tub, linen curtains and sliding glass doors
The lavatory has views over town of Athens

Sweeping metropolis views will also be loved from the primary bed room up on the sixth ground, which is bookended by glass partitions.

“[It’s] a haven of peace,” defined Studio Andrew Trotter. “Within the coronary heart of busy Athens, the house is cool and calm.”

Bedroom of 10AM Lofts penthouse in Athens with two glass walls and a simple white bed without a headboard
The bed room is bookended by glass partitions

The venue’s moody interiors stand in stark distinction to Villa Cardo, a shiny white vacation dwelling that Studio Andrew Trotter accomplished in 2019.

Nestled in an olive grove in Puglia, Italy, the four-bedroom residence is designed to resemble the area’s conventional cubic dwellings.

The pictures is by Salva Lopez.

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