Characteristic of this apartment is its inner space and cubic capacity. It is located on the top 18th floor. Initially it was a two level apartment of total houseroom of 258 sq. metres.

As for the first level it was quite common one: three metre standard height of ceiling and a houseroom of 69 sq. metres. The second level houseroom was larger 189 sq. metres and the height of ceiling varied from 3 to 8 metres in different zones.

Central part of the apartment on the second level was as large as 60 sq. metres and more than 8 metres high. The space was vertically divided into two levels by the newly made third level.

After making necessary calculation on the thickness of overhead cover 0,5 metre was put as required space for structural beams, placing ventilation and final trimming. The highest ceiling 4,5 metres was chosen for the living room located at the lower part of the second level. The upper part on the second level got 3 metres where a bedroom, a bathroom and a study room are located. Thus the third level added 54 sq.m to the apartment.

On the third level a dome made by glass partitions separates a bedroom and a study room, which allows the light to spread evenly. The floor space of 9 sq. m was added to 20 sq.m of the lower level. Consequently the floor space of each nursery room got 30 sq. m located on two levels.

A home library ceiling in the right-hand side of the apartment is 4,4 metres. The same as in children's room the second level was made here which enlarged it to 8 sq.m All in all 35 sq.m was added to houseroom.

Rearranging turned a duplex apartment into four-level apartment having added to it 90 sq. m. of extra house room (from 258 sq. m. up to 348 sq. m.)

Nearly all pieces of furniture (except settees and beds) were specially designed.

The owners gave preference to warm and light colors. In contrast to upholstering the furniture was made from natural processed metal: dinner and low tables, bookstands, stools, shelves.


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