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Refurbishment of a Paris Apartment / SWAN Architectes

© MVDA™ - Maxime Vantorre © MVDA™ - Maxime Vantorre © MVDA™ - Maxime Vantorre © MVDA™ - Maxime Vantorre

From the architect. On the 5th floor of a Parisian 19th century housing building, an apartment is entirely re-designed to make a home for an art lover.

© MVDA™ - Maxime Vantorre
© MVDA™ - Maxime Vantorre

Initially partitioned into a series of small rooms, the dwelling space is now wide open, emphasizing the east/west orientation axis that allows natural light to spread in all day long from side to side. The former dividing wall is stripped down to reveal its plain wooden structure, creating a filter between the dining room and the living room. The open kitchen faces a wall sculpted by cupboards and framing welcoming International Klein Blue niches for the beloved art pieces of the owner.

© MVDA™ - Maxime Vantorre
© MVDA™ - Maxime Vantorre
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