Trends New Zealand Trends Volume 32 No 2 New Zealand - Page 46

Well connected This reinvented and re-located kitchen improves inter-room links, optimises light flow, and shows off the good bones of the original apartment search | save | share at trendsideas.com Dealing with tricky, immovable services isn’t the only potential problem when creating a new kitchen in an existing apartment. Often the real issue is addressing any ill-considered previous work that has robbed the unit of its best features. Before starting on the new kitchen for this project, architect Erik Rudolfsson first removed several added-on rooms in an enclosed verandah that had once been open air. This reinstated light flow into the living and dining rooms – the most refined spaces in the unit, says Rudolfsson. “We did have to cater to immovable service points, but that was easily done by concealing