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House and Workshop in Former Factory / CAIROS Architecture et Paysage

  • 13:00 - 18 March, 2016
House and Workshop in Former Factory / CAIROS Architecture et Paysage
House and Workshop in Former Factory / CAIROS Architecture et Paysage, © Clément Guillaume
© Clément Guillaume

© Clément Guillaume © Clément Guillaume © Clément Guillaume © Clément Guillaume + 20

© Clément Guillaume
© Clément Guillaume

Text description provided by the architects. Responding to a mixed-used program of living and working a shell was implemented into the ample volume of the existing industrial building. The newly introduced structure is detached from the ground floor only connecting through a cantilevering staircase. It defines a top and a bottom, creating a living space and one dedicated to working.

House and Workshop in Former Factory / CAIROS Architecture et Paysage, © Clément Guillaume
© Clément Guillaume

The semi-public working space on the ground floor is left very raw and open almost untreated.The newly introduced hovering structure by contrast has a very warm ambiance evoked by wooden surfaces and its sunbathed interiors.

© Clément Guillaume
© Clément Guillaume

It comprises on the first floor a spacious living and dining area with a kitchen opening up to a generous terrace to one side and being more close by framing views to the workshop area to the other side.

© Clément Guillaume
© Clément Guillaume

On the upper floor, the space becomes more intimate, hosting the bedroom and alcove, offering a view over the city scape.

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The construction of the cabin is comprised of a primary steel-framework structure combined with a secondary wood structure. The outer shell of the cabin is characterized by the cork insulation left visible. The inclined interior facade permits a double orientation without dominating the atelier on the ground floor.

© Clément Guillaume
© Clément Guillaume

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Cite: "House and Workshop in Former Factory / CAIROS Architecture et Paysage" 18 Mar 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/783107/house-and-workshop-in-former-factory-cairos-architecture-et-paysage/> ISSN 0719-8884
© Clément Guillaume

由一座工厂改造而成的住宅工作室 / CAIROS Architecture et Paysage