A new interior garden

The double height and little more than 4 square meters patio, allows the natural light into the center of the house, near the stairs. One day, a drainage problem made the wall´s finished to fall out, so they call us to say what to do. We started by looking at pictures of details they like:…

A super compact kitchen

It was a small new apartment with an owner with doubts about the layout of furniture and appliances. Which could be the most comfortable layout? Are the water and electricity in the adequate locations? How to make the space to look bigger? We received pictures of the walls, where the client indicated the location of…

Dictionary for projects

In architecture for the 99% we want to strengthen direct engagement with the users of simple constructions, people who traditionally do not hire the services of an architect. After the first contacts of collaboration we realized that some concepts and definitions that architects usually use and which are common when working with companies and professional…

Familiy Inn, better to follow a Planning Process

Our new clients had gathered information about inns and registered the aspects they wished to replicate on their project. They also made sketches and drafts to explain their ideas. When someone wants to build with scarce resources they often reflect: how hard can it be to build a room with a bathroom? It really isn’t…

Familiy inn: more or less like this

We met a young couple, from Cariaco a town to the East of Venezuela, through this blog created to find the small builder who has never before worked with an architect, and support his activity. They own a small lot, distant a 40 minutes ride from Cariaco and wished to build a small inn for…

When the solution is not obvious

Sometimes the best solution seems crazy, at least at first glance. It’s what our clients thought when we proposed how to face the problems of this apartment, with a gorgeous view, and a terrible layout.. Despite its generous area of almost 100 m2, the apartment had only two rooms, both narrow and very long. The…

Beach releases

In a small apartment, area distribution is very important. “I want a spacious master bedroom …. But my son visits sometimes. Sometimes I work from home…and the kitchen area has to allow group cooking. We also need a reserve water tank ….  How about the closets design? Which furniture, will it be custom made?” After many…