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Appleton Living Kitchen By Minarc

Venice, CA United States



Project Description

2012 RADA

Kitchen / Merit

Filling a long, narrow wing, this kitchen uses its low center of gravity to maximize openness and natural light. Two 16-foot-long islands—one topped with ceramic tile, the other wrapped in a stone composite—make up the room’s working surfaces, leaving above-counter sight lines open through the building. A folded steel staircase nearly disappears in profile against a bank of windows at the north wall. To the south, a wall of sliding glass doors opens the room onto a sheltered poolside veranda. The jury praised the kitchen’s function as a “circulation hinge space.” Said one judge, “It’s the living space and center of the house.”


Project Details

Appleton Living Kitchen By Minarc
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Project Team:
    Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson, Principals in Charge
  • General Contractor: Core Construction 
  • Interior Designer: Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir 
  • Interior Designer: Tryggvi Thorsteinsson 
  • Photography: Art Gray 
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Project Size:
    449 sq ft
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Specified Products

Cooktop: Viking, www.vikingrange.com; Countertops: Caesarstone, www.caesarstone.com, Heath Ceramics, www.heathceramics.com; Dishwasher and Refrigerator: Miele, www.miele.com; Fittings: Franke, www.franke.com, KWC, www.kwcamerica.com; Fixtures: Wetstyle, www.wetstyle.ca; Oven: Bosch, www.bosch-home.com



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