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Let There Be Light: A Pair of Flats in Barcelona Transformed

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Let There Be Light: A Pair of Flats in Barcelona Transformed

August 15, 2013

Spanish studio Nook Architects transformed a pair of apartments in Barcelona’s Gothic quarter into two bright spacious flats well suited for minimalist city living.

Photos by Nieve for Nook Architects, via Dezeen.

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Above: The architects removed false ceilings and dividing walls to create more modern open-plan living spaces.

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Above: Furnishings are simple: a natural jute rug, a minimalist dining table, and a set of mismatched dining chairs.

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Above: Glossy green backsplash tiles in the kitchen add a note of cheery color to the space.

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Above: Bedrooms are oriented toward the quieter rear facade.

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Above: The bathroom was incorporated into the bedroom, leaving the washbasin open to the rest of the space.The shower and toilet are separated from the rest of the space by a light translucent wall.

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Above: A tiled entryway.

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Above: The two apartments share a stair landing.

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