By Jessica • 24 mins in the past
This small 270 square foot apartment spans over 4 stories!
It is situated in the 7th Arrondissement of Paris, France.
Quadruplex 25m2 by Agence SML:
“How to fit a one-bedroom apartment into an atypical higher and narrow volume, the roof currently being the only attainable source of daylight? This is the query to which Clemence Eliard and Marc Sirvin – architects at Agence SML – had to locate solutions to to create this surprising apartment.
The uncommon layout of this apartment resulted from merging many batches acquired more than the many years, found at different stories of the building. The owner, who had been residing there for some time, preferred to restructure the volume and generate a property workplace.
The architects envisioned the area as a tower in which every single level would have its correct perform: the bathroom in the basement, the kitchen-residing-area at ground level, the home-office and dressing-room on the 1st floor and the bedroom higher up on the 2nd floor. These functions being all linked together by alternating tread stairs, daylight coming via a total height void. The ground floor, found in the back of a courtyard and previously lit in 2nd day, would thus turn out to be an illuminated room thanks to the skylights.
The apartment on 4 amounts has a surface location of 25 square meters (270 square feet).
All details have been believed of in buy to optimize space and maximize light: the alternating tread stairs have a limited footprint and remain sensible in spite of their steepness. Carpentry and closets are integrated, the bedroom is nested at the very best of the tower, the workplace floor is a metal grid so that light can flow by means of it.
Even though conceiving of this uncommon apartment, the architects were guided by simplicity and minimalism: all surfaces are painted white, and metalwork contrasts sharply with the raw wood of the carpentry.”Segment
Photos by: Hervé Abbadie
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