A far cry from minimalism, the renovated 900-square-foot Paris flat belonging to Nicolas Roche, a scion of the French furniture company Roche Bobois, is decked out with vivid hues and vintage furniture.
Once the home of modernist architect Barry Dierks, this historic home on the French Riviera was updated with sleek, modern interiors by 4a Architekten.
To accommodate a family of four without running afoul of zoning rules, an existing brick house in the Les Lilas suburb of Paris would nearly double in size with only a slight extension of its footprint. “We chopped off the head of the house,” architect Caroline Djuric says, “and created a new top floor made of pine.”
Located in a 17th-century manufacturing plant in Paris, this 1,000-square-foot loft was converted into a treasure-filled dwelling by designer, author, and insatiable collector Daniel Rozensztroch.
Architect Patrice Bideau designed an energy-efficient home in Sainte-Anne-d'Auray, France. Bideau relied upon bio-sourced materials for the project, using tissue fiber wood, brick, concrete, and raw earth to insure the home remains cool in summer and retains heat in winter.
This three-bedroom home in Lille, France, is made up of eight stacked shipping containers.
The renovation of this residence, nestled high in the French Alps, is a tribute to the beauty of its natural surroundings. The addition of a cantilevered glass-and-aluminum room integrates nature into the interior and contrasts with the original home’s timber construction, offering a distinct variation between public and private spaces.
Near Place des Vosges, designers Doriana and Massimiliano Fuksas inhabit a flat that pays homage to modern French design with original Jean Prouvé furniture.