Peek Inside Morada's Model Unit at One Thousand Museum Residences

By Patricia Tortolani | May 12, 2019 | Home & Real Estate

Imagine living in a home designed by Zaha Hadid Architects. It would be a dream. A dream that Fernan Hernandez and Holger Odenstein of Morada-Haute Furniture Boutique have brought a little closer to reality.

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“Tropical Future Lovers.” When Hernandez and Odenstein set out designing a model unit in the new One Thousand Museum Residences by Zaha Hadid Architects, these words—and of course the late Pritzker Prize-winning architect’s vision and legacy—served as their inspiration.

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“Zaha believed in the future and stated that ‘Architecture must contribute to society’s progress and ultimately to our individual and collective well-being,’” says Odenstein. With that same sense of innovation, the duo created a tailored ambiance that emulates the curves of the building and speaks to the colors of the city and the frame created by the water and the sky. The 7,000-square-foot unit marries the best of furniture design (Italian craftsmanship) and forward-thinking technology (lights that respond to touch, wireless battery chargers integrated into furniture). The idea is to “provide the humans of today with the possibilities of the future,” says Odenstein.

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You’ll spot Morada’s iconic Dragonfly lounge chair and also new pieces designed exclusively for the unit, such as the Silhouette Spatial with built-in ambient lighting. If you ever wondered what it would look like to live in such a unique piece of architecture, Hernandez and Odenstein have set the perfect stage.



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