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Refurbishment in Architecture

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Duplex in Marseille / T3 Architecture

  • 09:00 - 17 September, 2016
Duplex in Marseille / T3 Architecture
Duplex in Marseille / T3 Architecture, © David Giancatarina
© David Giancatarina

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© David Giancatarina
© David Giancatarina

Text description provided by the architects. Complete refurbishment of this duplex in the center of Marseille. The existing flat suffered from a significant lack of light and its main rooms were constrained by the central staircase.

© David Giancatarina
© David Giancatarina

The architects completely released the heart of the apartment by removing the stairs and most of the partitions. The entrance of the flat now enjoys a generous double height volume that offers a visual communication between the different spaces of the two storeys.

Section
Section

Glass floors and railings complement the effect of volume and allow a large penetration of daylight in the very center of the flat. In addition, a concrete wall reaffirms the verticality of the central volume and support the minimal metallic staircase.

© David Giancatarina
© David Giancatarina

The impressive traditional plaster ceiling in the main bedroom has been renovated and is a strong component that gives the flat its character. In order to make it visible from the livings rooms, the architects added a narrow glazed opening on the upper part of the concrete wall.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan
Floor Plan
Floor Plan

A small bathroom was added on the upper floor next to the second bedroom. Its triangle shaped leaves a free area that hosts a lounge space. This space is closed by a thin metallic glass partition that allows light to reach the entrance of the flat.

© David Giancatarina
© David Giancatarina

The living room and the kitchen are located at the bottom level and enjoy openings on the terrace and garden.

© David Giancatarina
© David Giancatarina
Cite: "Duplex in Marseille / T3 Architecture" 17 Sep 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/794999/duplex-in-marseille-t3-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884
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