The Garden Apartment by Gianni Botsford Architects is an amazing transformation of two single story apartments into one duplex apartment. What really struck a chord with me was the pillar of light running through the building. “The light is in the form of a central, enclosed garden of three levels that sits within the building, surrounded by the living spaces. Designed as an atrium, with a giant opening skylight, the 7 m by 2.5 m space is planted on the lowest “living” level; it includes a swing above; before breaking out onto a roof terrace. The space brings the outside in – a garden ascending through the house.” Who wants to take a ride on the swing?

Gianni Botsford Architects modern apartment

Gianni Botsford Architects modern apartment

Gianni Botsford Architects modern apartment

Gianni Botsford Architects modern apartment

Gianni Botsford Architects modern apartment

Gianni Botsford Architects modern apartment

Gianni Botsford Architects modern apartment

Gianni Botsford Architects modern apartment

Gianni Botsford Architects modern apartment

Gianni Botsford Architects modern apartment

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