A Converted 1940s Gym in the Netherlands Becomes an Airy Home With “Tactile Contrast”

MASA Architects design a serene urban hideout with open-plan spaces that juxtapose gritty, exposed brick and concrete with silky stone and glass finishes.
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Modest on the outside and luxurious but understated on the inside, two worlds meet at Villa West: a former gymnasium in the center of Rotterdam that was transformed into a private home by Hiroki Matsuura and René Sangers of MASA Architects.

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