The Loft Apartment by Adrian Amore

Career Interview Adrian Amore AIA Winner ArchiLoci

Project details of this years winner for the Australian Interior Awards and Residential category.

Career Interview Adrian Amore AIA Winner ArchiLoci

Australia based, Adrian Amore Architects, has converted a former butter factory into loft apartments that orientate around curved walls and a sinuous stairway.

Career Interview Adrian Amore AIA Winner ArchiLoci

The design houses a pair of bedrooms and bathroom upstairs that lead to wooden decked rooftop with panoramic urban views over the city.

Career Interview Adrian Amore AIA Winner ArchiLoci

Below is an open plan living kitchen that can be viewed from various angles as the occupants move upwards and through the space.

Career Interview Adrian Amore AIA Winner ArchiLoci

Once a steel truss was removed from the ground floor the ground floor became a blank canvass to create a dynamic space with curved walls and sweeping circulation.

Career Interview Adrian Amore AIA Winner ArchiLoci

Project description; Walls sinuously move and bend through this loft apartment interior housed in a former butter factory, in West Melbourne.

Career Interview Adrian Amore AIA Winner ArchiLoci

A sculptural stair sits at the converging point in the space, twisting, and soaring up towards a recreational roof terrace which overlooks the city of Melbourne.

Career Interview Adrian Amore AIA Winner ArchiLoci

A monochrome palate of white on white with charcoal and black, plays with the abundant natural light which is drawn in from the large north facing windows and ceiling void.

Career Interview Adrian Amore AIA Winner ArchiLoci

An essentially open ground floor plan is defined by bending, wrapping walls which contain a bathroom, laundry and storage spaces.

Career Interview Adrian Amore AIA Winner ArchiLoci

Sliding doors further create the opportunity for expanding or containing, depending on how the ground floor is used, whether it be as a studio, bedroom or for entertaining.

Loft Apartment_PLANS by Adrian Amore ArchiLoci

Ground and First Floor Plans. Click to enlarge.

Photo Credits: Fraser Marsden 

 

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