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What are we supposed to do with this other than roll our eyes?
post #2267 of 2976
You did ask for a purist, task- oriented kitchen. There it is!
post #2268 of 2976
Being an asshole and succeeding at it demands that you also be funny and interesting. Think about that.
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Originally Posted by itsstillmatt View Post

Being an asshole and succeeding at it demands that you also be funny and interesting. Think about that.

Now you tell me.
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Originally Posted by Cary Grant View Post

Now you tell me.

OK, funny and/or interesting. smile.gif
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post #2272 of 2976
I assume everyone recognizes this project: the Marina City Apartments in Chicago.









Here is an example of a better interior:

http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/iker-julies-marina-city-house-116039


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Originally Posted by Find Finn View Post

I love you to.

Most quality firms have booklets like this, where they explain what they recommend and not recommend, for some reason people tend to completely disregard this and crap salesmen/designers can't explain to the client why they shouldn't and and in the end the client ends up with a lesser product.

http://pdf.archiexpo.com/pdf/valcucine/planning-the-kitchen/5188-12600-_9.html

http://issuu.com/valcucine/docs/conscious_guide

First page first link two pictures of kitchens with no, and almost no bench space.
post #2274 of 2976
Reading the text underneath the pictures, I assume that it's to showcase the shape and placement of sink and stove, nothing else.

But what do I know.
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Wespi de Meuron Romeo
House
S.Abbondio, Switzerland
2013




























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Sean Godsell
Peninsula House
Victoria, Australia
2012




















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Well, at least the second one doesn't look like a prison.

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I assume everyone recognizes this project: the Marina City Apartments in Chicago.







Had you not said Chicago I would have guessed Soviet-era Russia.
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Second one is spectacular. Large windows covered in wood slats seems very appealing to me.
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Originally Posted by SkinnyGoomba View Post

Second one is spectacular. Large windows covered in wood slats seems very appealing to me.

I'd love to see more of the interior, the way this place blurs the line between 'inside' and 'outside' is fantastic.
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