The apartment for a young Parisian family results from the combination of two identical overlapping apartments with double exposure. Bedrooms are gathered on the lower floor and protected from neighboring noise while the social upper floor .,..
The Voltaire apartment is located in a 1920’s industrial building of Paris’ 11ᵗʰ arrondissement. The initial space of square proportions is stripped down to raw concrete. The sole addition of a central island is enough to define a variety of spaces, entrance, main living space, dressing, horizontal and vertical circulations, without the need for any wall or partition.