Mirrors. They reflect light. They increase the sense of space in a room. They can mess with your mind… in a good way in the case of the “invisible” pillar in this top floor apartment in Plaça Catalunya in the centre of Barcelona. The renovation by Nook Architects uses “contemporary and warm finishes (to) highlight the original envelope, which is only altered to bring back a spirit more honest to the building’s tectonics and to allow it to evolve to today’s standard of comfort and living style.” In other words stylish modern living in an amazing old building in a great location. Perfect.
Photography by Yago Partal