The Pace of Portland
When creative director Ben Watson and his partner, painter Claudio Tschopp, relocated from Basel, Switzerland, to Portland,...
The Box Kitchen contains two burners, a ventilation hood, a sink, a dishwasher, and a microwave.
A small space for laundry.
The modest entry to the cottage opens up to steeply angled ceilings for dramatic spatial effect.
The kitchen cabinetry echoes the new blue ceiling. The brick tile is from Heath Ceramics, as is the dinnerware.
“Being your own client is very difficult, and different from the standard process—you get to be more...
The plan allows for a full length tub in the bathroom – usually a luxury in a studio apartment. Micro-unit LaunchPad.
“There’s that iteration you go through, trying to both maximize space and the feeling of space,so that it doesn’t feel...
The home also extends into outdoor panoramas, even—and especially—from the ground floor, where a westward-facing deck...
Inspired by the small scale of Japanese residences—in particular, Makoto Masuzawa’s 1952 Minimum House—architect Andrew...