Dumas & Chaine Cabinet / SWAN Architectes

© MVDA™ - Maxime Vantorre

Architects: SWAN Architectes
Location: , France
Clients: Laurent Dumas & André Chaine
Project Area: 110 sqm
Budget: 150,000 €
Project Year: 2009
Photographs: MVDA™ – Maxime Vantorre

floor plan

Two plastic surgeons contacted to design their office in a high-ceiling apartment, on the first floor of an Haussmannian building, right by the Champs Elysées in Paris.The lobby stretches like skin, as its sensual figure invites the patient in.

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

Partitions and ceiling spread out in tight curves, erasing existing imperfections as well as required devices.The architectural “lifting” process focused on functionality (the doctors sharing the place need space for storage), technology (computer network, air conditioning, specific equipments) and, what patients come to look for, aesthetics.”

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Cite: "Dumas & Chaine Cabinet / SWAN Architectes" 12 Oct 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 23 May 2015. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=81383>
  • eili

    like picture #8 – that´s it…

  • Polina

    Very clean and white and a bit scary in a nip/tuck’ish way. Lovely office though.

    • polina

      Great that the architects kept the original flooring – infuses some life into otherwise too cold interior