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Press kit - Press release - Saint-Laurent Apartment - Atelier Barda architecture
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Saint-Laurent Apartment

Montréal, Canada

Atelier Barda architecture

A cross between a hotel room and loft apartment, the space required a simple yet warm design treatment that would suit its diverse occupants.


Montréal, Canada, 2017-09-25 -

The Saint-Laurent apartment is located in Montreal’s Mile End district, the heart of the city’s vibrant arts scene. Both the apartment and furniture were designed by Atelier Barda.

 

The architectural firm was given the mandate to redesign this 1150 sq. ft. space, which serves as accommodation for the international clients and collaborators of a company in the fashion industry.

A cross between a hotel room and loft apartment, the space required a simple yet warm design treatment that would suit its diverse occupants.

 

The layout of the apartment was reconfigured to optimize the rooms and allow fluid, discreet circulation between the bedroom, dressing room and bathroom. The freed-up space was used to create a large open living room, bathed in natural light.

The original structure was deliberately left visible, the crude quality of the existing frame contrasting with the careful treatment of interior details and materials.

The architects chose to treat volumes as bands of colour on a flat plane. Each surface is designed to draw attention to the materials and textures.

The kitchen, in matte black stained oak, shows subtle variations in shade, depending on the light. The recessed cabinets are flush with the marble backsplash.

The thicknesses of the materials have been concealed in order to obtain sharp edges where the surfaces meet. For example, at the angle between the kitchen and adjacent passageway, the marble, stained oak and gypsum appear to have no thickness at all, as if they were horizontal bands of colour in an abstract painting. By using juxtaposition and playing with perceptions of volume, the architects have given the space a unique modern art feel.

Particular attention was paid to the details to create a consistently sleek design. The kitchen appliances are concealed behind co-planar doors with recessed handles. The same handles are used on all the storage units in the apartment.

 

Through their furniture design studio Foraine, the architects also designed all of the free-standing furniture, creating a customized collection that is both functional and refined. The two ample leather couches and oversize coffee table are the focal point of the living room. A minimalist metal bookcase and marble bench along the length of the opposite wall add the perfect finishing touch to this room of unexpected treasures.

 

The dining room table and benches, in solid oak with a black metal tubular base, blend with the materials used in the kitchen.

 

The bed frame and desk are also made of solid oak, forming a minimalist, clean-lined set.

 

Data sheet

Location: Montreal, Canada

Completion date: May 2016

Area: 1150 sq. ft.

Photo credits: Adrien Williams

  

Furniture

Dining table and benches: natural solid oak and black metal

Coffee table: black metal

Bench: marble and black metal

Bookcase: black metal

Bed, bedside tables and desk: natural solid oak


About Atelier Barda

Atelier Barda is an architecture firm based in Montreal that maintains various collaborations in Paris. Its multidisciplinary practice is guided by a commitment to fulfilling and even exceeding the design brief by pushing creative boundaries. From research to concept to construction, the team work in close collaboration with the client, approaching spaces in an open and sensitive manner, and paying attention to every detail.

 

In 2017, Atelier Barda was cited by Azure magazine as one of Canada’s 30 avant-garde architectural firms. In 2015, the practice was selected among 13 emerging architectural and design firms across Canada by Twenty + Change Next generation.

  

About Foraine 

In 2017, Atelier Barda expanded into furniture production with its new Foraine division. The designers combine traditional and contemporary vocabularies, freely exploring uses and materials to create clean-lined, timeless pieces. Whether they are designing a custom collection or adapting an existing line to a new space, Foraine adopts an integrated approach, working closely with artisans and manufacturers at every stage. 


Atelier Barda

contact@atelierbarda.com


Foraine

foraine@atelierbarda.com

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