French structure studio Pierre-Louis Gerlier Architecte has renovated a studio house in Paris, including a curved wall with scalloped wooden panelling.
Situated in Saint Germain des Pres district of Paris, the beforehand darkish and dated 30-square-metre house was up to date to create a easy hotel-like aesthetic.
“Our clients who reside primarily within the countryside wished a cocoon throughout their keep in Paris,” Pierre-Louis Gerlier Architecte founder Pierre-Louis Gerlier informed Dezeen.
“They purchased a small house ideally positioned within the well-known district of Saint Germain des Près, however it was fairly outdated and really darkish. Their essential want was to really feel like in a resort with a easy and pure ornament.”
Pierre-Louis Gerlier Architecte utterly redesigned the small courtyard-facing studio house utilizing Shigeru Ban’s Paper Home as inspiration whereas trying to keep its authentic appeal.
The studio eliminated all partition partitions, the uneven wood ground and false ceiling to extend the peak of the area and reveal its beams.
“The primary inspiration is The Paper Home by Shigeru Ban,” Gerlier stated.
“Like this home, a big curved wall crosses the area to supply totally different locations a big front room opens to the skin, a nook workplace to isolate and naturally all of the water rooms are hidden behind this partition.”
The studio added a curved partition wall that wraps across the nook of the house like a “cocoon”, enclosing the compact kitchen, bathe room and bathroom.
The wall has scalloped wood-panelling that has a two-tone design that goals to visually prolong the area.
“The curved wall that integrates the water rooms creates a cocoon impact,” stated Gerlier. “This wall opens to the skin to maximise the sensation of area.”
Its curved type is interrupted by a recessed part that’s used to deal with a kitchenette.
Kitchen cabinetry sits throughout the recessed opening and was completed with a vibrant inexperienced color. A waxed concrete backsplash gives a textural backdrop.
Pops of inexperienced have been used to zone totally different areas throughout the open-plan house, framing the sleeping space and getting used for a dressing desk cum desk and the kitchen cabinetry.
Partitions have been painted white and waxed concrete was used throughout the flooring to unify the area and replicate mild.
“The house being comparatively small and never very luminous, first-floor courtyard dealing with, we selected mild colors for the lounge.”
Alongside the kitchen, a frosted glass midcentury sliding door results in a small bathe room housed throughout the curved partition wall.
Inexperienced waxed concrete covers the partitions of the curved bathe room and goals to create a sense of intimacy.
Pierre-Louis Gerlier Architecte is an structure studio based mostly in France.
Different Parisian flats embrace this dwelling designed by Toledano + Architects with an undulating timber wall and this house that was designed round a child-proof dwelling.
Pictures is by Ercole Salinaro.