Ukraine House By Sergey Makno Combines A Staircase With A Two-storey-high Bookcase

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A staircase runs up alongside a six-metre-large bookshelf within this house in Ukraine, which also attributes walls that look like piles of logs .

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Created by local architect Sergey Makno, Buddy’s Property is a 235-square-metre household residence set in the Kiev village of Gorenichi.

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The building’s facade is a mixture of concrete and black brickwork, but two walls are covered with oak discs, which have been designed by slicing up small wooden logs.


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Strip lighting set into a gap amongst the concrete and brickwork highlights the contrasting resources.

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“Contrast has become one particular of the major themes of creating – thick and fragile kinds, heavy and light elements, black brick and light-toned cement blocks, textured and smooth surfaces,” explained the architect who previously covered the walls of a Kiev bar in twigs.

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Within, a timber staircase with a dark soffit and pale wooden treads ascends by way of a guide-lined atrium in the living space.

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All around this, an open-prepare residing area is filled with custom-produced furniture, like a pale wooden side table with a V-shaped prime made to help the spine of an open guide.

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Two skylights positioned above the staircase deliver in natural light, making a comfy atmosphere for reading through, and a wood-burning stove provides heating for the area.

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An island with a grey flecked quartzite stone top separates the kitchen from a dining room. Glazed doors open onto a tiled patio, sheltered by a black brick box that protrudes from the upper floor to property an expansive master bedroom suite.

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A utility building to a single side of the patio is employed to keep barbecue products and as a log shed. A black porch affixed to one side of the structure offers cover for a automobile.

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Upstairs, two bedrooms, a household bathroom and house workplace join the master suite, where a sliding glass wall separates the bedroom from an en-suite bathroom.

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The bedrooms are decorated with taupe and wood-lined walls. A yellow chaise longue and assortment of huge animal sculptures decorate a single children’s area, while the office has matte-black walls, as nicely as vibrant orange and electrical blue furnishings.

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Photography is by Andrey Avdeenko.

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