Tasked with renovating an outdated barn in Igornay, France, the Faure & Miniau Company lately accomplished the Les Greniers de Babel home after two years of labor. The shoppers had a need to rework the barn to accommodate their household once they come go to on trip. The challenge consisted of restructuring and repairing the framework; eradicating flooring, floorboards, and inside partitions; and putting in home windows on the entrance wall. The renovation permits extra pure mild to flood the inside whereas creating views of the close by park.
All through the inside, shades of greens and blues fill areas with a playful vitality. The kitchen is fashionable total with mild wooden cupboards and medium gray flooring setting the tone. Deep inexperienced mosaic tiles kind the island countertop whereas geometric white and emerald inexperienced tiles fill the backsplash with a random sample. Teal and turquoise cowl the 2 primary partitions, with one other inexperienced shade enveloping the spiral staircase.
The primary dwelling area is open, connecting the kitchen, eating room, and front room. A graphic wall mural in complementary tones lives on the wall that separates the lounge and adjoining studying room. The intense scene represents the household’s holidays by the ocean and their travels.
The ceiling was eliminated on this space to create a double-height area with a cathedral ceiling.
With the double-height area, the upstairs is open and stuffed with pure mild. A walkway with a glass railing overlooks the lounge and eating room beneath.
A cabin-like bed room clad in wallpaper that appears like wooden is suspended over the kitchen. The room’s home windows give the occupant’s views of the downstairs.
A youngsters’s room with a inexperienced bunk mattress and built-in bookcase advantages from glass partitions that allow mild in. Inexperienced curtains assist add privateness when wanted.
Photographs by Philippe Charlot.