cut architectures inserts transparent volume within spacious parisian loft
all images © david foessel




housed within a traditional parisian building, french studio- cut architectures have designed a spacious apartment comprised over two floors. conceived as a space that will facilitate the social life of the owners, the living space – located on the ground floor – combines a living room, a kitchen, dining and study, all the while taking advantage of the courtyard views and natural daylight. the eclectic residence features a curved, transparent volume in the living room. the distinctive cubical offers a sense of seclusion and privacy due to the integrated curtains, and in turn, can serve as a study or guest room.

a segregated glass volume installed with curtains can be used as a study or guest room




materiality has been used to unify the whole space. every wooden cladding uses walnut which is seen on floor coverings to the ceiling of the glass volume. at the rear of the space, a curved wall mimics the form of the glass wall, hiding the master bedroom, the toilets, the laundry as well as a large staircase leading to the top floor dedicated to the children. built out of raw steel, the staircase and its extended intermediate landing platform offers a quiet and comfortable communal space to relax.



cut-architectures-glass-and-walnut-loft-paris-designboom-02the intervention has been built into the existing columns of the apartment

cut-architectures-glass-and-walnut-loft-paris-designboom-02eclectic artwork fills the spacious interior

cut-architectures-glass-and-walnut-loft-paris-designboom-02the apartment is spread over two floors

cut-architectures-glass-and-walnut-loft-paris-designboom-02exposed brick wall contrasts with the smooth surfaces of the kitchen

cut-architectures-glass-and-walnut-loft-paris-designboom-02kitchen and dining sit adjacent to each other

cut-architectures-glass-and-walnut-loft-paris-designboom-02the upstairs lead to the bedrooms

cut-architectures-glass-and-walnut-loft-paris-designboom-02a landing has been utilized as a place for reading, video games and relaxing

cut-architectures-glass-and-walnut-loft-paris-designboom-02inside of the bedroom