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Eva’s bed / h20 architectes

  • 01:00 - 19 June, 2009
Eva’s bed / h20 architectes
Eva’s bed / h20 architectes

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Paris, France
  • Architects

    h2o architectes
  • Project Team

    Charlotte Hubert, Jean-Jaques Hubert, Antoine Santiard
  • Client

  • Area

    16.0 sqm
  • Project Year


From the architect. The arrival of a new child in the family pressed a young couple to think about a way to divide a room into two parts. The idea was to provide a personnal space to each child. The projet answers to this request of separation by adding a third space making the partition. The creation of a “multiple-use furniture” in the middle of the space allows to add some depth to the primary basic partition. It afford passages, secret storage, bed, office... in a funny way.

The specific blend generates a concentrated typology of spaces and situations in perpetual renewal. The new partition is porous creating steps, cavities and niches wich suggests many possibilities for appropriation (climbing, hidding, drawing, etc...).

Many uncharted and intermediate spaces led by the furniture allow for the invention of any kind of practices and uses.

Let’s play!

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twonay · December 25, 2010

nice designs..

Luis A. Ceballos · October 15, 2010

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just ask · October 14, 2010

It is really interesting to read these posts from all these people who have never met Eva talking about what "kids" like and how it isn't this or is that. Did you ever stop to ask yourself if it is blue because Eva likes blue? It turns out not every kid likes rainbow rooms or primary colors. What if her room is simple because she is autistic and would be overstimulated by too many warm colors or patterns?

assumptions = death when it comes to creativity.

If you are truly interested, ask a question instead of just throwing around your opinions and half-baked knowledge, and you might find out something about what you thought you knew.

I think this design is beautiful and I applaud the creator for rethinking the notions of "bed" and "room" and "play". I hope Eva enjoys it immensely and that you learn a lot from her interactions with it.

Rakesh · October 14, 2010

Not a bad idea for someone who can afford to rebuild his home every other year... The kid's not going to remain that size for too long... May be the next couple of years... & then you would've to design his bed and the rest of the spaces around it..!

Diego Rocha · August 03, 2010

Quarto de criança futurista. >> Até eu queria um desses. Moderno, espaçoso

windzerg · May 01, 2010

I want one,too!
It's like a giant toy.

david martin · August 11, 2009

I have seen many modular desighs and since this is not an industrial material it can be built by anyone for any reason. The scale would determine adult or child. great. very ingenious.

Antti · June 23, 2009

Great! Sometimes the smallest designs can be the most interesting. Of course there are things one can do differently, but this is one way to do it (and a good one).

dustin · June 21, 2009

it can be a castle as well as a boat, a place to hide, or to simply commit suicide...

Hasan · June 21, 2009

i would like to see this in adult size!

jorge · June 20, 2009

although the design is very good for the use of the space, it would be interesting to know if the structure has the ability to become something else once Eva has grown up...

David Leggott · June 20, 2009

Just brilliant - childs bed + desk space + space - all in 16 sq m #realestate

reger · June 20, 2009

I think this is a great design.My daughter would love it.
But it's a shame kids dont like the same for too long, so Eva will get bored of her bed in one year at last.
Bumb, thats the idea, be acrobatic.

alejandro · June 20, 2009

too small-move to the suburbs, it´s missing a few square meters

thomas foral · June 20, 2009

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gordonamy · June 19, 2009

@imixitup - PERFECT for the loft and H&S! As they get older, more privacy required :D

Mookie Wilson · June 19, 2009

Very cool, but they might want to move the crib away from the radiator! Roast child!

Yoav Ickowicz · June 19, 2009

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joshua · June 19, 2009

i like it, looks "playable" for kids, good design,

maybe some rails could be usefull

Yoav Ickowicz · June 19, 2009

Eva's Bed by h20 - #white #design -

alex · June 19, 2009

I guess it´s kinda cool. Still, little bit worried as to how the kid will go from the stairs to the bed. Does she jump? What the hell´s up with that?

Ali · June 19, 2009

Could Eva have a more cheerful color scheme of her room? Eva's possibility of eventual spontanious decorating is limited by her height. I just imagine all those flowers, butteflies, hearts and other girly stuff that could look just great painted on the walls:) Not so rough, mory fairytale to it! Kids should experience more color - it's positive in their formative years.

I've also noticed the scary idea of not providing a direct access to the bed...

andre · June 19, 2009

i guess the plain color of it is for the kid to change. do some drawings and stuff on it. looks like real fun! don't worry bumb, all kids are natural acrobats

bumb · June 19, 2009

There is no stepping platform from stair to the bed. Is it require acrobatic?

Tuf-Pak · June 19, 2009


About the right angles and rails; sometimes we just have to trust kids (people) to know proper limits. So much fun kids stuff has just been deadened by overbearing "safety". Have you seen playgrounds lately?

That's one reason why I think this is great. It's complex and fun, and has some dramatic nooks, perfect for imagination.

When I was growing up, kids weren't dying hand over fist from bumping into the table...and back then the corners were sharp, man!

Koós Miklós · June 19, 2009

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Izzz · June 19, 2009

Great place to play for kids, many nooks. But because of the lively nature of kids maybe the edgy shapes should be revised - rounded would be more appropriate instead of those modern right angles.

Peter Scott · June 19, 2009

Eva’s bed - small space - great solution

daiber · June 19, 2009

the pic with the kid sitting on the windiw is kinda stupid don't you think. Hes not gonna sit there and think about life.

and tough I think it doesn't look bad, the color scheme and the formal aspect don't think are the most stimulating for a kid.

Hanna · June 19, 2009

This design should be ornamented. Give paints to the child :)

Sofie · June 19, 2009

It really looks like a place where a kid can play, use his imagination: it can be a castle as well as a boat, a place to hide, to read,...
I like it!

christos · June 19, 2009

where is the railing?????????????? kill the boy??


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