Tall units, shelving’s, cupboards and cabinets furnish a space of refined elegance. @Home has elegantly chosen materials and is customisable in the arrangement of those elements that make him inhabit a kitchen environment that interacts with the living area. The fulcrums of the projects are the Easy Table islands and peninsular units, where heating, cooking and eating take place.
The islands and peninsular units gain even more importance thanks to Easy Table, transformable and useful concealed table in steel or white painted aluminium. Easy Table, available in two different lengths, welcomes the cooking top that can be freely placed. The exclusive table is provided with a positioning lock and, when open, has an uniformly distributed 100 kg maximum load.
When not in use, it leaves the space free of obstructions, if pulled-out, it becomes a beautiful and resistant table around which gather. Essay Table has a great flexibility of use, and is easily implementable in wall, peninsular or island arrangements.
The base units are available in the following widths: 15, 30, 45, 60, 75, 90, 120cm. They are characterised by the fixed handle profile, set 22 cm from the top. It is a high thickness aluminium profile. There are three types of handle profiles that look the same from a frontal view: the C-shaped profile, that, merging the upper and lower frontal sides, enables a hinged or tilt-out opening, the high profile, also installed on the hinged or tilt-out opening or on the door’s upper side, and the low
With @home Elmar created a modern system of storage cabinets that fits in all the environments of the house, not only in the kitchen. True multi-purpose containers, they come with single or double doors, suitable also for built-in ovens and fridges. They are available in two sizes, 210 and 230 cm high, and can have floor -standing doors with hidden baseboard. The vertical, thick aluminium handles are a characterising refined detail. The inner sides are customisable, and lacquers, steel-coatings,
The ends of the tall units are equipped with shelves that transform them in elegant and useful shelving’s, functional and decorative elements.
C+S Architects, Venice and London based, have a track record in designing high quality schemes working internationally in urban design, architectural and interior design, both for the private and the public sectors.
C+S Architects is a team dedicated to combine strong conceptual design ability with the sensitivity of materiality and light and a particular innovative approach in sustainability.
C+S Architects have won many international competitions including the he development of of housing and hospitality in Tervuren, Belgium through the restoration of the residencies of Leopold II (2017), the design of Gamec Art Gallery in Bergamo, Italy (2016), the development of a fashion campus with housing and offices in Chiasso, Switzerland, (2014), the refurbishment of an Ex-Tobacco factory in Venice to house the new law court o ces of the city (completed in 2014), the Policlinic Complex in Milan (under construction), a housing complex in Japan (2008), the Tenova headquarters in Varese (2010) and many projects for school buildings.
Award-winning projects of the office are: the environmental and urban design of Sant’Erasmo island in the Venice lagoon with the design of the infrastructures, the public spaces and the Torre Massimiliana Cultural Centre, the restoration of an Ex- Tobacco Factory in Venice for the new law-court offices of the city, the restoration of part of the Venice Arsenale, the recent restoration of the Fondaco dei Tedeschi for retail and the design of the public spaces and the restoration of part of the 19th century building of the Casinò in the Lido di Venezia. C+S are expert in designing high quality sustainable housing where energy efficiency and the use of cutting-edge technologies are combined with community engagement. Among these, the Urban Lake Housing complex in Pordenone, where the lake becomes the energy source for the housing complex as well as a new redesigned park for the citizens and under construction is a complex of sustainable luxury housing in Aarshot, Belgium and two sustainable housing towers in Milan.
The works of C+S Architects have been published internationally and exhibited in the 15th Biennale of Architecture of Venice, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, at the Triennale of Milan, at the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine in Paris, the Architekturzentrum in Wien and the RIBA in London, among others. They recently had a solo exhibition at the MIT in Boston.
C+S works have been awarded with the Special Prize of the Gold Medal of Italian Architecture 2012, the In-Opera Award 2012, the Selection in the European Mies van der Rohe Award 2009 and the Sfide 2009 Award of the Italian Ministry of Landscape and Environment, the FarbDesignPreis 2009, Honourable Mention; the AR+D Award 2008, Honourable Mention and the Gold Medal of Italian Architecture for Education in 2006.
The office directors are Carlo Cappai and Maria Alessandra Segantini. They have both obtained an awarded degree at the University of Architecture of Venice in 1991 and are Registered Architects both in Italy and the United Kingdom.
Cappai and Segantini, have lectured internationally at the MoMA, in many universities worldwide such as the MIT in Boston, Cornell University AAP, Columbia University GSAPP, the Politecnico of Milan, the TU Delft, the EPFL in Switzerland, Cambridge and Bath Universities among others.
Thanks to the 75 cm wide modules, Elmar offers new ways of living and interpreting modern spaces.