BAST renovates and rebuilds M03 house in suburban toulouse BAST renovates and rebuilds M03 house in suburban toulouse
jan 06, 2014

BAST renovates and rebuilds M03 house in suburban toulouse

BAST renovates and rebuilds M03 house in suburban toulouse
all images courtesy of BAST




located in a suburban area of toulouse, france, local practice BAST are renovating a two-storey home which reinterprets the street’s characteristic stone and brick façades. titled ‘M03’, the design is comprised of two contrasting elements, the preserved limewashed masonry base, and a new abstract construction made from a lightweight metal frame. the form of the roof has been shaped to bring northern light inside the renovated dwelling, ensuring that the upper level of the building remains brightly and naturally lit. the progressive design offers its inhabitants new ways of living, through the astute redevelopment and adaptation of the existing structure.



the home reinterprets the street’s characteristic stone and brick façades



the form of the roof is shaped to allow northern light into the design



carefully placed windows allow for external views, but also offer a degree of privacy



the scale structure echoes that of surrounding buildings



the design is comprised of two contrasting elements



a new metal roof structure sits atop the preserved masonry base



large apertures at ground level offer views of private external space



openings in the roof bring natural light inside the home


‘M03’ in its suburban environment



project info:


location: toulouse, france
client: private
area: 120 sqm (1,292 sqf)
budget: €100,000 ht
completed: 2013



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