This flat is transformed by architect Richard Guilbault from a very dark rooms difficult to fit out.
The flat spread out 30 square-meter and was redesign as the requirement of a young couple about a dynamical and bright living room, to optimize the use
of the private rooms and to maximize the possibility of storage space.
With the new space organization, the living room takes up 2/3 of the
living surface area (instead of 1/3 before) and enjoys the light coming
from the four windows of the flat.
The bathroom is comfortable and takes up only 2,3 square
meters. Discreet and intimate, the new sleeping space hides a voluminous
storage chest. The bed makes an atypical and comfortable
space, like a cabin. A wall of storage runs along the complete length
of the flat.There is punctuated by four niches and a game of contrasts
between white and birch plywood front panels. This multipurpose piece of
furniture, the backbone of the flat, absorbs all the practical needs of
the apartment: electric panel, storage, appliances, pantry, fridge,
wine cellar, TV, dressing room and so forth. The apparent connections of
the former walls have been highlighted by a white concrete filling to
tell the history of the flat.