More than a way to get from point A to point B, modern hallways are important transitional spaces that connect both rooms and people. A well-designed hallway…
Double-height ceilings and walls of glass bring dramatic openness to a home in Colombia designed by Medellín architecture firm Câpâ for graphic designer Luisa Alzate, tech executive Serge Kruppa, and their son, Santiago. Luisa sits at an inflection point in the plan, which connects four modules—one for each family member plus one for the common areas—in zigzag fashion down a sloping site.
The twisted "Segal Staircase" ("It’s almost like a ladder that spins around," explains Jo)—a signature element in the neighborhoods’ homes—got a fresh look, with panelling in front of each stair and stabilizing poles. It also received a striking coat of turquoise paint. "I can’t remember the Pantone color, but needless to say there was a big argument about it for six months," laughs Jo. "I guess I won." #modernstair #modernremodel #renovation #londonhome