We get why so a lot of urban dwellers we know choose bikes to autos. Aside from the environmental factors, locating parking for four wheels on town streets can be a genuine doozy, whilst discovering parking for two wheels can be as straightforward as strolling as a result of the entrance door. And now that we have witnessed this charming condominium in Vienna, we recognize there’s nonetheless a different compelling purpose to selected bikes: They make great artwork.
Hanging entrance and middle on the partitions of the spacious entry are the owners’ bikes. “The bikes…have a exclusive meaning for the owners—they are not only their key signifies of transportation but an expression of urban freedom,” suggests Blaž Kandus, co-founder of Kombinat Arhitekti, an architecture organization based in Ljubljana, Slovenia, that worked on the transform. “The character of the apartment and its proprietors is expressed in this roomy entry hall.”
The rest of the apartment—fun, clever, and stylish—also displays their personalities and priorities. Let’s get a tour.
Images by Janez Marolt, courtesy of Kombinat Arhitekti.