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Long and Slender Apartment Where each of the Spaces has been Used to the Fullest

By Magaly Grosso


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The architectural firm XS Studio for compact design, with the help of its architecture professionals Rony Avitzour, Avital Broide and Ofer Rossmann, designed this apartment in 2017 as long and slender, precisely because of its distribution.

External view of the building on a busy street
Small terrace overlooking the street

It is a building classified as a preservation that is located on the Rothschild Boulevard of Tel Aviv-Yafo, in Israel. The bold and daring clients presented a fascinating challenge for a 93 m² apartment: a room for each of the three children and for the parents, two bathrooms, and a spacious living room.

Modern kitchen with white and wooden surfaces
Details of the minimalist kitchen
Elegant and modern kitchen
Details of the kitchen storage space
Long corridor of white brick walls
Entrance with glass door and black metal
Details of ancient soil pottery
Entrance to the main room with glass door
Master bedroom with retro furniture
Master bedroom with white brick wall
Details of the glass door and black metal
Interior of the beds of the nursery

The children’s rooms were designed to be minimal, functional, and simple, thus providing a wider living space in the public areas.

The narrow structure has a particularly long corridor (9m long) to allow access to all rooms. Therefore, the corridor and the brick wall became together one of the two elements that guided the planning of the apartment. The second element that defines the apartment is the structure in the form of a box with its elements of carpentry.

The twins share a space of one room (14 square meters), with a division of 140 cm wide in the center running from the floor to the ceiling, and across the space. There, they have a wardrobe and a small desk area.

The main room is done in a retro design, and has white brick walls and a simple décor.


Children’s niche type bed
Bed and children’s desk area
Bed with metal stairs in the nursery
Modern bathroom with white brick walls

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About Magaly Grosso

Magaly Grosso was born in Venezuela where she grew up and studied Advertising and Marketing. With time, she realized that what she truly wanted to dedicate herself to was Interior Design, which is why she decided to study it and devote herself to it. Learn more about HomeDSGN's Editorial Process.

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