NEVER TOO SMALL: Architect’s Tranquil Minimalist Apartment, Sydney 42sqm/452sqft

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Faced with the challenge of an enclosed 70’s layout with several unalterable features, including low ceilings and south-facing living spaces, architect Benjamin Chan of Sam Crawford Architects breathed new life into his 42sqm Sydney apartment creating a tranquil open plan space better suited for contemporary living. Soft curves and white minimalistic surfaces were used to brighten the living areas and gently transition between spaces. The new combined kitchen and dining room feature cheerful pops of pastel blue-green laminate and terrazzo, echoed in the narrow corridor entrance for a continuous feel. A seamless piece of joinery in the bedroom provides ample storage and conceals the bathroom entrance, revealing a laundry area bathed in bright yellow laminate; a playful contrast to the rest of the apartment.

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Ep 146
Project Name: Stanmore Apartment
Architect: Benjamin Chan

Produced by New Mac Video Agency
Creator: Colin Chee
Director: Nam Tran
Cinematographer: Jack Mounsey
Producer: Lindsay Barnard
Editor: Jessica Ruasol
Music: Webster Soul feat. Bad Room Producer by Yestalgia, Purple Sky by Phury & Ocean Hued – Instrumental Version by Wav Two from


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