BOUTIQUE APARTMENT HOTEL

LOCATION:

in Old Town of Bucharest, on Smardan Street no.29 ( previously called The German Street ) one of the first restored streets in Old Town

FUNCTION:
Boutique Apartments Hotel with 20 apartments
Restaurant at ground floor and mezzanine; Bar/ Club in the Underground

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS:

New Building in the Old Town
No. of levels: S+P+5E
Build surface= 420 sqm
Developed surface ~ 2.500 sqm

CONCEPT:

The main idea of the project was the idea of pittoresque, of recreating the nice atmosphere of old town buildings with interior courtyards and pittoresque stairs.
The focus was on Context and harmonising the facades of the new building with the historic facades of the buildings nearby adding a modern touch through the decorations of the facades made in laser cut Corten ( pre-oxidized steel) , a modern interpretation of the iron decorations of balconies found at old buildings nearby.