In this highly preserved Alpine valley, stringent architectural guidelines allow for very little freedom of architectural expression. Everything from building height/width ratio to roof slope, via building material and window sizes are strictly controlled
Studio Razavi Architecture
Alireza Razavi (1970) is a registered architect in France (DPLG 1996), a licensed professional in the USA (Registered Architect NYS 2005) and a Chartered Architect in the UK (RIBA 2016). He holds a Master’s Degree from Columbia University in New York (MSAAD 1998) and a Master’s Degree from the Ecole Nationale des Arts Décoratifs in Paris (Aii 1997).
The work of Studio Razavi Architecture rests on a fundamental principal: the mediation between engineering & architectural cultures. It is our belief that successful designs can only materialize by fully synthesizing building technology and architectural sensitivity. Our approach to space is hence determined by a rigorous understanding of existing relationships between technique and culture, free of stylistic limitations, open to context.
Located in Paris, the Apartment XII was renovated and modernized by the French architect Alireza Razavi. Before Baron Haussmann started gutting Paris under Napoleon the 3rd, a wave of modernization had started in the center of Paris where new buildings had gone up according to a different set of rules which would ultimately lead to […]
Located in Paris, this 80sqm apartment was designed by Studio Razavi Architecture. Project description: This small Parisian apartment was renovated for a very young couple, both passionate collectors, and their dog. The existing context is that of a 150 year old Haussmanian apartment with a rigid layout (defined structurally) which we intended to disrupt so […]