3 apartment combination multi generationl lving unit
This apartment is an amalgamation of 3 studio apartments, one originally owned by a young couple with a small child and one owned by "his" parents. The apartments were separated by a third studio apt. which they recently acquired. When they acquired the middle apartment rodriguez studio was brought on to create an unusual living arrangement- keeping one apartment as a pied-a-terre and joining 2 for the young family's home. The apartment has one shared kitchen and one dining room, and has 3 full bathrooms.
The pied-a-terre apartment can be closed off from the other two- though it is usually left open, the child’s room is the largest and most distant from the center of activity, and the parents sleep in an highly adaptable alcove off the living room. A large cypress and polycarbonate door cordons off part of the living to create a sitting room off the alcove for more privacy if needed. The kitchen dominates the plan and it acts as a gathering area placed centrally. The apartment features ample storage, two entrances, and a laundry room. The cypress is used strategically to provide a visual unity and to delineate areas within the large open plan.