Customized Cupboard Design Makes The Most Of This Small Condo House

Architects Juan Alberto Andrade and Maria Jose Vascones, have shared with us their lately accomplished mission, a small condo in Quito, Ecuador, that features customized wooden cupboards that makes the many of the obtainable house.

The 296 sq. foot (27.5 sqm) studio condo wanted an answer that would come with a kitchen space, cupboard space, laundry room, mattress/bed room, library, desk/eating desk, bar, and closet. The architects determined to design customized cupboards that would come with the entire necessities.

The cupboards embrace quite a lot of hidden options, like a fold-down mattress, which when lowered, cabinets behind and to the facet of the mattress are revealed.

The minimalist wood cabinets in this studio apartment include a variety of hidden features, like a fold down bed. Once lowered, shelves behind and to the side of the bed are revealed.
This studio apartment includes a variety of hidden features, like a fold down bed.

When not in use, the mattress merely folds again into the wall, permitting the desk to be dropped down. The intelligent design has a easy locking mechanism that retains it in place.

A small studio apartment with a built-in desk that can be dropped down.
A small studio apartment with a built-in desk that can be folded down or locked in place when not in use.

On a close-by wall, there’s a black steel ladder that enables the condo proprietor to simply entry the higher storage just like the inexperienced cabinets, in addition to the cupboards above the kitchen.

A studio apartment includes a black metal ladder that allows the apartment owner to easily access the upper storage cabinets.
This small apartment includes a black metal ladder that allows the apartment owner to easily access the upper storage like the green shelves, as well as the cabinets above the kitchen.
A small apartment has a rail for a ladder to gain access to the upper cabinets.

The alternative wall and the open plan space are devoted to the lounge, with a easy sofa and a few chairs. Subsequent to the lounge is a hidden closet that slides out to disclose drawers, cabinets, and an area to hold garments.

A hidden closet slides out to reveal drawers, shelves, and an space to hang clothes.
A hidden closet in this small apartment slides out to reveal drawers, shelves, and an space to hang clothes.
A small apartment includes a hidden closet that slides out to reveal drawers, shelves, and an space to hang clothes.

The nook has been softened with a curved cupboard that opens to shelving.

The corner has been softened with a curved cabinet that opens to shelving.
The corner of this small studio apartment has been softened with a curved cabinet that opens to shelving.

The small kitchen is situated within the hallway, the place a folding cupboard door opens to showcase a contrasting darkish kitchen countertop, sink, cooktop, and microwave.

The small kitchen in this studio apartment is located in the hallway, where a folding cabinet door opens to showcase a contrasting dark kitchen countertop, sink, cooktop, and microwave.
A small black kitchen is hidden behind cabinet doors in the hallway of this small apartment.
A small kitchen is hidden behind cabinet doors in the hallway of this small apartment.
The black kitchen of a small apartment is hidden behind cabinet doors.
Images: JAG Studio | Architects: Juan Alberto Andrade and Maria Jose Vascones | Crew: Cuqui Rodri?guez | Contractor: Paola Canon and Uribe Schwarzkopf

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