“Home” is the warm color of its own sun.
Form in color, speech in form,
No need to hide and guard,
Keep only cheerful colors and simple designs.
▼项目概览，overall of the project © 张家宁 Jianing Zhang
The 54 square old house bought with school district is a family’s yearning for the “future”. The old house after 80 years that has gone through the vicissitudes of life shows the thousands of possibilities of “home” in the space through color matching, creating the atmosphere of warmth and love. In 45 ping has yet to shed rough surface in the old house, to set free play, the function is all ready, receive adequate, convenient and practical functions, such as how to balance the relationship between function and space, is the key point of this modification, after dismantling for space, through the reasonable zoning, given a small space, experience new function.
▼轴测分析图，axonometric analyze diagram © 舍近空间设计事务所
To satisfy the practical function of the sitting room, big move pattern made core exchange area. Did not choose traditional sofa tea table, chose to accord with the step type geometry modelling of human body however. The corner of 45° customizes the floor and wall cabinet at random, and the passage leading to the life balcony is designed with 20cm elevation, which meets the function of storage, and the clear space boundary does not affect walking. Retain the biggest illuminant of two bedrooms and balcony, borrow light to make up by the sitting room daylighting that is wrapped in the middle, the electrified glass of cubicle also became another illuminant of sitting room area. The hidden projection in condole ark can make a small home theater at any time, remove the movable furniture sitting room to also can become the activity area that children plays. Everything in the house is convenient and practical and brings happiness.
▼客厅，living room © 张家宁 Jianing Zhang
▼客厅内没有选择传统的沙发茶几，而是选择了符合人体的阶梯式几何造型，living room accord with the step type geometry modelling of human body © 张家宁 Jianing Zhang
▼客厅细部 – 小卧室的通电玻璃也成为了客厅区域的另一处光源，the electrified glass of cubicle also became another illuminant of sitting room area © 张家宁 Jianing Zhang
Dismantled the wall between the kitchen and the dining room, transformed into the LDK integrated open kitchen space. The 3 ㎡ of the original kitchen and 2 ㎡ of the corridor are connected to the 5 ㎡ of the usable space, which solves the lighting problem of the corridor. Customized to solve the kitchen area small space is not easy to receive the problem, relying on the wall to do the whole row of cabinets, use the windowsill table to do the glass bar, the greatest degree to save space. Sit around the table 2—4 people, at ordinary times daily repast, drink tea occasionally in the afternoon, shutter is pulled open complement daylighting, pull up also can assure the illicit close sex of inner room. In order to alleviate the narrow space, the north facing window is changed to large size and adopts the design of push-pull up and down to make it transparent and convenient. The overall space color is mainly opalescent to enhance the sense of space and create a healing atmosphere.
▼厨房与餐厅，kitchen and dining room © 张家宁 Jianing Zhang
▼为缓解空间狭小，北向的窗户改大尺寸并采用上下推拉的设计，the north facing window is changed to large size and adopts the design of push-pull up and down © 张家宁 Jianing Zhang
▼厨房与餐厅细部，details of the kitchen and the dining room © 张家宁 Jianing Zhang
Bedroom metope chooses wood to act the role of face to weaken space contrast, the space of rest brings languid lazy breath, need not triviality, shed body, return to the essence of life. The wood trim of the master bedroom eliminates the traditional curtain box of 18 cm, keeping the simple style of the room design. Walk-in cloakroom is received independently, concealed type hangs a machine to wrap up ugly air conditioning conduit to go in, hide old window structure originally, have design feeling more. Minimalist design is our pursuit, small bedroom is the form of tatami, no matter be the cabinet of indissolute, still be independent receive; Increasing happiness is the goal of the design.
▼主卧室，master bedroom © 张家宁 Jianing Zhang
▼主卧室细部，details of the master bedroom © 张家宁 Jianing Zhang
▼小卧室是榻榻米的形式，small bedroom is the form of tatami © 张家宁 Jianing Zhang
Original family public and private area does not differentiate, advocate lie door and toilet are connected, easy cause go in and out awkwardness. After the transformation, the master bedroom is adjusted to face, the toilet is separated from the dry and wet, and the independent washing area is split up. The floating face-table surrounding the load-bearing wall is the “core landscape” of the whole space. The wall next to it is a full-body mirror of pressing type. Brushed stainless steel emphasizes spatial modeling, and the mirror expands the visual space.
▼卫生间，bathroom © 张家宁 Jianing Zhang
The initial setting of the design is to intersperse the soft cambered surface in the geometric block surface and then decorate the red awakening space. The corridor part is the axis of the space, connecting any area of the home, splicing color blocks, emphasizing volume relation, and building the art gallery of the home with scattered visual beats. The environment is rich and full of ritual sense. A 4000K embedded lamp tube is built into the corridor curve. The light source is reflected on the wall through secondary reflection. The concave and convex stereoscopic space presents a “oil painting” like delicacy under light and shadow. Even if it is a small space, but also everywhere meticulously crafted.
▼走廊，hallway © 张家宁 Jianing Zhang
▼走廊细部，details of the hallway © 张家宁 Jianing Zhang
Abstract geometric space, pure and controlled materials, delicate details processing, simple and lively furniture, environmental protection is simple and there is temperature, in a small space, explore self and upward, “home” in silence release the beauty of vitality. It is important to convey aesthetic art, but service space itself, to empower it, to provide residents with the most comfortable and convenient way of life is also the principle we adhere to.
▼平面图，plan © 舍近空间设计事务所
Address: Zhejiang University New Village, Xihu District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province
Design unit: Hangzhou Shejian Space Design Office
Chief designer: Wei Yang
Team involved: Ye Shan
Design time: 2020.5
Main materials: terrazzo, wood finish
Decoration cost: 140,000 yuan