Fancy and functional little flat by the sea

The ‘Harbour Attic’ is an apartment designed by Gosplan architects in Camogli, a small seaside village near Genova. The holiday flat began its life as an attic above the old fishermen’s house. The objective of Gosplan’s renovation was to fit two bedrooms, a studio, a living room, kitchen and bathroom into the 35 sq meter (376 sq ft) space.

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Gosplan achieves the high level of functionality through ample use of custom cabinetry. There is a small reading area with a bed hidden beneath a cantilevered door; the space is also closable with a curtain. There is a separate master bed lined with built-in cabinetry providing tons of storage. There is a concealed kitchen that masks the fact it’s there when not in use–useful in small rooms that do double and triple duty. There is a tiny sitting nook in one of the windows that looks out at the sea. The living room has a comfy looking built in sofa and a conventional table so the place doesn’t look completely space-age. See and read more about Harbour Attic on LifeEdited

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