Art · March 9, 2021 0

The Shelving In This Apartment Creates A Prominent Display Of Collectibles And Curios

Architectural practice mecanismo, has remodeled an apartment in San Sebastian, Spain, that’s designed around a custom-designed wood wall that splits the public and private areas of the home, and includes built-in shelving.

A wood wall that includes hidden storage and partially embedded dark green shelves.

One of the key details of the wood wall is the inclusion of five shelving niches that are partially embedded into the wall.

A modern dark green wall shelf with a curved design.

The metal niches, which are finished in a deep green, have a rounded shape, creating a softer element for the wood wall.

A modern dark green wall shelf with a curved design.
A modern dark green wall shelf with a curved design.

The wood wall also hides a doorway that connects to the private areas of the home, while the kitchen can be closed off from the living room with a sliding white wall.

The wood wall also hides a doorway that connects to the private areas of the home, while the kitchen can be closed off from the living room with a sliding white wall.

The wood wall continues through to the kitchen, where it’s been paired with minimalist white cabinets.

A modern white kitchen with a wall of storage made from wood.
A modern kitchen with minimalist white and wood cabinets.

On the private side of the wall, there are built-in closets in addition to more dark green shelving.

A wood wall with built-in closets.

Here’s a closer look at the built-in shelving and the overall floor plan of the apartment.

A diagram that shows partially built-in shelving.
The floor plan of a modern apartment that has a wood storage wall.