Maison B

Maison B

Architect
T3 Architecture
Location
Marseille, France | View Map
Project Year
2018
Category
Residential Landscape
David Giancatarina

Playful Renovation (Maison B)

T3 Architecture as Architects

Complete renovation of this house from the beginning of the 20th century in Marseille. Located close to the beaches and poorly oriented this house suffered from a significant lack of light. Customers also wanted to completely transform this house they had already been living in for a few decades. They asked the architects duo Christophe Pinero and Luc Lacortiglia to propose a renovation on the theme of "playfulness".

The architects began by completely rethinking the distribution of spaces in order to obtain a more generous volumetry. They also created new glass-paved openings, especially on the back façade, to bring extra natural light into the very heart of the house.

 

The relationship of the mains rooms with the garden has also been totally transformed with the addition of large windows. It is with the relationship between the living rooms and the outside that the playful side of the project finds its full effectiveness. The kitchen and the dining room are thus articulated very strongly with the swimming pool. A glazed wall reverses the vision between the outside and the inside of the swimming pool and the blue mosaic floor, which is used in all the main rooms of the ground floor, reuses the aesthetic codes of the seaside imagery .

In addition to the main staircase, a pneumatic lift provides access to the first floor. On this floor the architects have created a largely open central volume which ensures the distribution of the various rooms. The built-in library incorporates a staircase that leads to a mezzanine that offers an extra bed.

The highlight of the playfull staging is the bathroom ceiling which is lined with wallpaper and cut by some multiple reflective facets that figure a psychedelic sky.

Material Used:

1. Technal - windows

2. Vibia - Lighting

3. Mosa - tiles

4. steel

5.Novak - pneumatic lift

6. Chêne de l'Orne - wooden floor covering 

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Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrand
TilesMosa
WindowsTechnal
LightingVibia
Product Spec Sheet
Tiles
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Windows
by Technal
Lighting
by Vibia
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