Coliving in the new Werk1 building
Project location: Munich, Germany
Client: WERK1.Bayern GmbH
Meter wall rail: > 650 m
Scope: Facilities for 60 coliving apartments
In the new building of the Munich co-working space WERK1, a furnishing concept for 60 coliving apartments was implemented on two floors using the Variand system, which reflects the dynamic start-up spirit and the flexible rental concept lived there.
In addition to the coworking areas, the WERK1 extension includes a two-story coliving area where young entrepreneurs can live for up to six months with state funding. The studio apartments have a living space, bathroom, kitchenette and balcony and offer a lot of flexibility for short-term tenants with the Variand system.
The apartments' furnishings include large wall units with storage space, wardrobes, coat hooks, decorative shelves and shelfsurfaces, integrated wall lighting and picture railn; desks are also integrated in some rooms. The kitchen wall is decorated with shelves, kitchen accessories and in some rooms magnetic railn.
All elements can be hung on the wall rails quickly and without tools, and the individual components of the furniture can also be easily repaired or replaced thanks to the modular design. Four fitters in WERK1 only needed two days to install the wall rails and just one day to hang the furniture - in less than a week the 60 apartments were stylishly furnished and fully functional.
Another advantage of Variand: The modern and reduced design language of the modules leaves plenty of scope for the guests' individual wishes. This means that small decorative furniture can be quickly repositioned, pictures can be individually selected and hung flexibly using integrated picture railn, and storage furniture or desks can be retrofitted in the rooms upon guest request.
In close collaboration with the architectural firm Heyne+Mayer and the operating team from WERK1, a well-rounded furnishing concept was created with plenty of scope for the individual preferences of the tenants.