Apartment with symbols of sun worship in Kiev
• Apartment with symbols of sun worship in Kiev
The apartment measures 101 square meters, located in an apartment building in Kiev, it was designed by the architects of the two studios - Keivani Architects and Studio Persian Primavera. The authors of the project took into account the limited budget of the client, his fascination with the culture of ancient Persia, as well as belonging to the artistic medium. In the design used for the loft typical architecture unprocessed concrete, bricks, steel reinforcement, rusty metal.
Mithraic symbolism hidden in the non-obvious details of the interior. Thus, the staircase leads to seemingly nowhere, but is a symbolic embodiment of the ascent to the sun, calling to mind images of Mesopotamian ziggurats. The luminaire design also concluded latent symbolic significance, since in their design hidden Iranian ancient solar sign with dodecagon formed triangular shapes. A lighting design, composed of pyramidal forms with iron fittings, symbolizes the infinite power of light of wisdom, whose rays are capable of overcoming even the concrete wall. The design of the kitchen used turquoise tiles that adds to the interior color of the traditional Iranian houses.
One of the rooms is designed as a home office and a place for meetings, in her design used a simple but creative ideas, such as a floor lamp with shade of textured concrete.
Photo: Sergey Savchenko