The intervention consists in the transformation of a hotel into 12 social housing units in Paris 15th district at the crossroad of two streets and a neglected train track.
In order to restore an overall coherence to this building which used to have two distinct languages, we apply the same treatment to the whole building in a ground floor base cladded with anthracite bricks while on the top floors, a discreet light gray fine coating gives a quiet backdrop to the window frames.
DETAILS AND VARIATIONS
Clear glass windows and black anodized aluminum frames alternate randomly with semi-reflective glass windows and gray anodized aluminum frames, liven the facades up.
1. Anthracite bricks
2. Light gray coating
3. Clear glass windows
4. Black anodized aluminum
5. Semi-reflective glass windows
6. Gray anodized aluminum