Windsor Court

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Project Details
Year : 2011
Size : 400 sq. ft.
Location: Hong Kong Island
Our Role : Interior Design & Build

This was a guest house where the owner would host their friends from overseas. We knocked down the two rooms in the original layout to form a studio to accommodate the varying number of guests who might be staying here.

Since customizing to each visitor’s taste and lifestyle was not possible, a practical and durable design was key. Visitors would unlikely cook much, so we reduced the cooking space to a kitchenette and instead enlarged the bathroom. We selected versatile furniture pieces, e.g. one double bed and one sofa bed to sleep a maximum of four people in the apartment.

Though the brief lent itself easily to a generic service apartment design, the owner wanted to ensure a sense of home for the visitors. Colors and decorative accessories were selected for their warmth and comfort. Maintaining openable windows to allow fresh air was a welcomed change to Hong Kong’s constantly air-conditioned indoors.

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