30-Year-Old Storage Unit Apartment in Stockholm

Dec 4, 2019

Category: Living

Just like the metros of Hong Kong and New York, the people of Stockholm are faced with the all too familiar problem of housing shortage – forcing residents to make due with much smaller spaces. And like many before her, Karin Matz has done more with less, transforming this 30 year old storage unit into her own apartment.

For 30 years, this 387 square foot room served as nothing more than a storage space for the previous owner, but the young Stockholm architect saw potential in the space. After a complete overhaul, which included a cost-friendly IKEA sourced kitchen and new electricity throughout, she now has a place to call home. Matz also did something extremely unique, leaving half of the apartment old and raggedy, creating an amazing juxtaposition within the space.

30-Year-Old Storage Unit Apartment in Stockholm 2

30-Year-Old Storage Unit Apartment in Stockholm 3

30-Year-Old Storage Unit Apartment in Stockholm 4

30-Year-Old Storage Unit Apartment in Stockholm 5

30-Year-Old Storage Unit Apartment in Stockholm 6

30-Year-Old Storage Unit Apartment in Stockholm 7

30-Year-Old Storage Unit Apartment in Stockholm 8

30-Year-Old Storage Unit Apartment in Stockholm9

More From Living

Dockers Modernizes The Chino With A Breathable Four-Way Stretch Fabric

The timeless staple gets a wrinkle-resistant, moisture-wicking update.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner

Bolster Your EDC With Spyderco's All-Black Corrosion-Proof Auto Knife

A patented design marked by LC200N steel & a DLC coating.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner
Featured Image

Learn How To Build A Motorcycle With Gary Inman’s Immersive Instructional Book

A step-by-step guide to bike customization, from project sourcing to frame fabrication.

Posted By

Sep 18, 2020

Featured Image

This 966HP Luxury Powerboat Was Heavily-Inspired By Modern Supercars

An ultra-plush, carbon fiber-hulled vessel that's capable of 57mph speeds.

Posted By

Sep 17, 2020

Featured Image

Nestron’s Smart ‘Cube Two’ Is A Luxury Prefab With A Built-In AI Assistant

A larger, more accommodating space, supporting up to four individuals.

Posted By

Sep 17, 2020

Featured Image

Todd Snyder Designed A Rustic Lodge For Maine’s Hidden Pond Escape

Inspired by the designer's L.L.Bean Fall 2020 ‘From Away’ collection.

Posted By

Sep 15, 2020