This cool apartment interior renovation ideas by Paris-based studio H2O Architectes, Apartment located in Paris, France. Cozy the before and after plans, it really explains this project and makes you aware of how much space is opened up. Everything from space planning to the fun details. Among other things the original unit made no sense with the bathroom not connected to the bedroom. Now look the apartment interior renovation with picture below:
Apartment interior renovation Project :
Place: Paris (75010)
Project management: h2o architects
Specificity: Projects mentioned International Prize Total Housing Award Storefront for by Art & Architecture, Architizer.com and Actar Publishers.
Area: 60 m²
Cost: 75 000 euros HT
Date: October 2008
Photos by Julien Attard
Apartment Interior Renovation Ideas by H2O Architectes:
“It was a singular brief from a young Parisian advertising executive also avid collector of comic strips. He wished to live in a fresh environment, both serene and sparkling despite the fact that his existing space was dilapidated, its geometry confusing, compartmentalized and contorted.
The original apartment consisted of 6 rooms squeezed into 60 sq. meters, the entry space alone was 5 sq. meters and had 7 different doors! The new design offers a continuous wide open space which expands, becomes more complex or dense depending on orientations and uses. These variances are defined by the variable geometries and the usable thickness of the casework and walls. A study on sculpting these depths allowed to create a variety of cavities, niches and alcoves. The sculpted shapes vary in size and colours to adapt to multiple functions in different locations. They can harbour either the vast collection of comic strips or a bar, a bathroom, a closet, and so on.
The front side of each shape always maintains its negative volume on the back. Behind the scenes can unveiled new uses taking place like cupboards, a desk, video, shelves, etc… In this manner, the apartment is continuously renewed and cross-views can become through-views.”