Old Parisian Style Workshop Turned into a Minimal and Flexible Flat

Old Parisian Style Workshop Turned into a Minimal and Flexible Flat

Architects: FREAKS freearchitects
Project: Minimal and Flexible Flat, La Tournette
Location: Paris, France
Year 2018
Area: 30 m2
Photographs: David Foessel

The owners of an old high-ceilinged typical parisian style workshop asked FREAKS to design a punctual living space that could evolve according to their different activities all through the day.

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We proposed to work on the night part as a mezzanine on top of the bathroom and kitchen located in the back of the volume, taking advantage of the height.

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In the foreground, a large monolithic and sculptural mobile cupboard includes shelves and a folding table and organizes the space in many configurations depending on where it is positioned. FREAKS freearchitects turned the old workshop into a minimal and flexible flat, called La Tournette.

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“La tournette” is the name given in french to the rotating stage used for theater or opera that allows to quickly change the scenery while eventually participating in the staging itself.

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