Friday, April 15, 2011

Loft XX Paris 20 | France | LAN

Located in Paris, the project occupies the attic floor of a XIX century building. It is a tall space (5 meters at the ridgeline) under a high-pitched roof held up by two large wood trusses, and well lit with windows on both the front and back walls. In order to satisfy the client's desire to keep the exceptional volume of the space open, the architects placed all of the service functions, such as the kitchen, dressing room, closets, and bathroom, into one compact, almost free-floating, container. The "roof" of this container becomes the sleeping loft. Importantly, the container stays clear of the front and rear walls and the ceiling, just missing the bottom chord of one of the trusses.....more

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