Staircases

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In transforming a 16th century-Czech Republic residence into this guesthouse, local studio ORA celebrated an assortment of original details including old plasterwork, semi-circular windows and stone steps.

In transforming a 16th century-Czech Republic residence into this guesthouse, local studio ORA celebrated an assortment of original details including old plasterwork, semi-circular windows and stone steps.

Renderings of Starck's interiors show the use of local materials including marble quarried from the Brazilian states of Paraná and Bahia. A twisting marble and Corten-steel staircase is depicted as it sweeps down onto the marble floor.

Renderings of Starck's interiors show the use of local materials including marble quarried from the Brazilian states of Paraná and Bahia. A twisting marble and Corten-steel staircase is depicted as it sweeps down onto the marble floor.

Elaborating on the rectangular layout of a barn, the firm slightly offset two rectilinear volumes to make up the house.

Elaborating on the rectangular layout of a barn, the firm slightly offset two rectilinear volumes to make up the house.

Natural light flows through the home from windows located at each end of the apartment and from a skylight in the gabled roof. The neutral, mostly white and grey palette keeps the space bright, with light bouncing off the walls and tiled surfaces.

Natural light flows through the home from windows located at each end of the apartment and from a skylight in the gabled roof. The neutral, mostly white and grey palette keeps the space bright, with light bouncing off the walls and tiled surfaces.

A staircase ascends to the second floor along a wall clad with backlit birch-wood ribbons. The lined panels create continuity with similar striations across the street-facing facade.

A staircase ascends to the second floor along a wall clad with backlit birch-wood ribbons. The lined panels create continuity with similar striations across the street-facing facade.

"The premise was to develop a project in a plot between infill buildings, while reducing to the maximum extent possible the loss of green spaces due to the construction of the house," said the architects.

"The premise was to develop a project in a plot between infill buildings, while reducing to the maximum extent possible the loss of green spaces due to the construction of the house," said the architects.

The architects said the building poorly imitated Bo-Kaaps's traditional building style, which straddles the turn of the 19th century and features a mix of decorative Dutch and British influences.

The architects said the building poorly imitated Bo-Kaaps's traditional building style, which straddles the turn of the 19th century and features a mix of decorative Dutch and British influences.

"The axes of the building and the site intersect at the centre or the 'heart' of the building – the heart in this scenario is a space where the exploration of the building starts and ends," he added.

"The axes of the building and the site intersect at the centre or the 'heart' of the building – the heart in this scenario is a space where the exploration of the building starts and ends," he added.

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