Mazarine

In the heart of the Latin Quarter in Paris, a small top floor apartment had lost its character and functionality of use over time. After removing false ceilings and other wall coverings we discovered the true nature of the apartment, finding the ideal space breakdown for this miniature studio.

 

The bedroom along with the shower and sink of the bathroom are one space, separated from the rest of the apartment by sliding panel doors. The slate tiles of the shower area contrast with the warmth of the wooden floor and articulate the change in function. The kitchen/living room opens onto a mini-balcony with an ornamented metal handrail. Treating the original set of wooden beams and natural materials of stone and wooden floors to create a warm space with the historical character typical of small pre-Napoleonic constructions in the center of Paris.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latin Quarter, Paris

80 m²

Concept design to Construction

Residential

Completed 2008