After years of playing 3D Tetris ...

by Volker Weber

Russian architect Peter Kostelov and his artist wife, Olga Feshina, wanted private rooms to work from home in their aging New York City apartment so they tore down the interior walls and rebuilt the 700-square-foot space with not just a living room, kitchen, bathroom and master bedroom, but two flex spaces which serve for work and guests (via slide-out beds).

With the help of Kostelov’s carpenter father Vladimir (who flew in from Russia to help) they used plywood to craft sliding tables, benches and beds, as well as cabinets, closets and some walls and ceiling finishes. “This is the biggest advantage of plywood: you can make shapes that are custom made… this is how you can save your budget and use as much space as you can."

Very impressive work!

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Comments

Impressive and inspiring. Did I miss coating? What about moisture resistance?

Martin Kautz, 2018-08-08

@Martin: he talks about https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shellac at some point

Ole Saalmann, 2018-08-08

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