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Posts tagged as 'H2O architectes'

Fri 11.7.

Epée de Bois – Nursery by h2o architectes (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 11.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Epée de Bois - Nursery by h2o architectes, photo: Julien Attard

Epée de Bois – Nursery by h2o architectes, photo: Julien Attard

On a very tight and narrow site in Paris, almost hidden by several very different looking buildings, h2o architects have created an extension and refurbishment of a nursery for 24 children.

 

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Fri 19.7.

20 logements sociaux, Paris by h2o architectes (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.07.2013 - Tagged as: ,

20 logements sociaux, Paris by h2o architectes

20 logements sociaux, Paris by h2o architectes, photo: Stéphane Chalmeau

A building in Paris which did not meet hygiene and security standards for social housing was recently rehabilitated by h2o architectes, adding a unique contemporary extension to the 19th century building as well as 20 new social units and three new commercial spaces on rue Godefroy Cavaignac.

 

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Mon 11.1.

‘Chatou’ by H2O architectes (FR)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 11.01.2010 - Tagged as: , , ,

'Chatou' by H2O architectes

'Chatou' by H2O architectes, photo by Stéphane Chalmean

The Paris based H2O architectes created this ‘inhabitable furniture’ for a little backyard building to provide a private space for a teenager looking for his independence.

'Chatou' by H2O architectes

'Chatou' by H2O architectes

“The program includes elements necessary for an autonomous life including sleeping, living, studying and washing. It had been decided between the parents and teenager that meals would still be a shared time in the family home…

Due to the very limited floor space (12m²) we tested different options assembling the programs into a kind of “inhabitable furniture”. Multiple spaces are connected in a unique volume in a series of four split-levels with dedicated areas for each of the programmatic functions.
Silver birch plywood was chosen as the singular material for this living-space-as-furniture, giving a visual coherence and unity to the details and interlocking spaces.”

'Chatou' by H2O architectes, photo by Stéphane Chalmean

'Chatou' by H2O architectes, photo by Stéphane Chalmean

'Chatou' by H2O architectes, photo by Stéphane Chalmean

'Chatou' by H2O architectes, photo by Stéphane Chalmean

'Chatou' by H2O architectes, photo by Stéphane Chalmean

'Chatou' by H2O architectes, photo by Stéphane Chalmean

'Chatou' by H2O architectes, photo by Stéphane Chalmean

'Chatou' by H2O architectes, photo by Stéphane Chalmean

Client : private

Programm : Creation of a living space for a teenager in a 12m² building

Location : Chatou, Paris suburb

Project year: 2008

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