In-between Architects creates a simplex of two adjoining units in two distinctive tones for a four-generation family from the age of 12 to 90 in Mount Regalia Kau To Shan, a serene and undisturbed location up in the layers of mountains. Different needs have been taken care for the family members at different age. The grandparents request a spacious living space with maximum daylight and storage, also with a comfortable dining space for family dinner and gathering whilst the son's family seek a cool and minimal living style that allows greeting guests with ambience and evoking visual zones alongside the beautiful wine and cuisine.
In grandparents’, shades of beige colour tone are chosen for the
stone tile, wall paint and oak flooring to give the space tranquillity
of nature that harmonises with the scenic view outside. Behind the
translucent fluted glass screens is a family room connecting the living
space, which has a southern aspect that allows both spaces to be filled
with all day natural light. Slightly textured flooring surface is
selected for slippery resistance reason and elderly safety concern.
All the cabinets and wardrobe are built by Alublu, who specialises in aluminum system furniture and wall panelling system using state-of-art materials such as compact laminate on walls, concealed doors and corridors. This collaboration is formed since the very beginning from layout planning stage. With the system design of flexibility, configuration changes can be made easily on the wall system to suit the family's future needs.