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Maison Leguay Near Paris by Moussafir Architectes Associés

By • May 1, 2011

Paris-based studio Moussafir Architectes Associés has recently completed the transformation of a classic brick-and-stone suburban house into a spacious 2,497 square-foot contemporary residence.

The Maison Leguay is located on a narrow corner lot in Bois-Colombes, a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, 9 km (5 1/2 miles) from the center of Paris.

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Loft des Innocent in Paris by Frédéric Flanquart

By • Apr 26, 2011

French designer Frédéric Flanquart has designed the interior of this 861 square-foot loft.

Located in Paris, France, the apartment is situated on the top floor of a building that was heavily damaged by a fire.

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Convent Conversion in North of Paris

By • Apr 12, 2011

Located in Groslay, a commune in the Val-d’Oise, 15 km north of Paris, France, this former convent was converted into a 2,475 square foot loft-like apartment.

With its high ceilings and tall windows, this contemporary loft is an invitation to live in class and tranquility in the heart of an historical place.

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Le Mas des Isords in Provence, France by Gerard Faivre

By • Apr 6, 2011

Forever on the look-out for the exceptional, the decorator, designer and French agent Gérard Faivre has completely restored Le Mas des Isords.

He has transformed the beautiful but neglected 18th-century mas into a seven bedroom, seven bathroom residence where his modern touch refrains from being excessive and which respects the architectural tradition of this truly incredible property.

The mas (typical Provençal farmhouse) boasts 6,460 square foot of living space ans is set on a 15-acre estate with beautiful landscaped gardens, lap-length swimming pool, tennis court and stables for horses.

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Paris in 2,000 Images (Video)

By • Mar 24, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Luke Shepard, a student at The American University of Paris started, strung together over 2,000 images in a complex time-lapse manner to create this amazing video titled Le Flâneur.

He started this project in March 2010 and finished shooting in May. “The video is composed completely of photographs I took with my DSLR. I had the camera on a tripod in order to keep it stable and to keep a consistent height” Shepard said.

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Maison L, an Amazing Concrete House near Paris by Christian Pottgiesser

By • Mar 24, 2011 •  Selected Work 

French studio Christian Pottgiesser architecturespossibles has designed Maison L, a very unique residence for a six-person family, and was kind enough to send us some photos of the project.

Located half an hour’s drive west of Paris, the 9,360 square-foot residence sits on a roughly 54,000 square foot plot of old trees.

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Spacious Loft in Saint-Germain-des-Prés

By • Mar 23, 2011 •  Selected Work 

This bright and cozy loft is located Rive Gauche,  in the famous and expensive Saint-Germain-des-Prés district of Paris.

The main floor is over 3,200 square feet and offers spacious lounge, living and dinning areas as well as several private rooms.

The loft can be booked for special events.

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Street Art by French Artist OakOak

By • Mar 8, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Saint-Etienne-based French artist OakOak loves to play with urban elements and create amazing ephemeral pieces of street art.

Check out OakOak’s blog for more photos of his work.

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Before & After – Would You Live In a Garage?

By • Mar 7, 2011 •  Selected Work 

We are being serious here, would anyone out there live in a garage?

Well, French architects firm Fabre | de Marien accepted the challenge and succeeded to convert a 441 square-foot double garage located in Bordeaux, France, into a nice living place for a single or a couple!

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Pure White Loft With Terrace in South Paris

By • Feb 21, 2011

This charming 1,300 square foot loft including a 430 square foot terrace is located in Bagneux, a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France.

White walls, white floors, white ceilings, white furniture: if you like white interiors, you will love this place!

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Amazing Architect Firm Office in Paris

By • Feb 20, 2011 •  Selected Work 

French Architect Christian Pottgiesser has designed the headquarters of two French companies in 2005 – 2006.

This 5,800 square foot 19th century building is located in Paris, near the place Stalingrad and it hosts a breathtaking open space office.

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Parisian Interiors by so-an

By • Feb 19, 2011

Founded in Paris in 2001 by Isabelle Stanislas and Leiko Oshima, so-an is an agency exploring convergences among architecture, design, fashion, and photography.

Here are some photos of their work.

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Small Duplex Apartment Remodeling in Montmartre

By • Feb 4, 2011

Stair Link is a 750 square foot duplex apartment located in Montmartre, one of the most famous neighborhood in Paris, France.

The interior was redesigned in a completely modern style by French interior designer Delphine Maumot and now offers a new lifestyle to its residents.

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Eco-Friendly Crossbox House by CG Architectes

By • Feb 2, 2011

The Crossbox by French Architect firm Clément Gillet Architectes is an eco-friendly prefabricated single family residence (1,120 sq ft) located in Pont Péan, France.

The house has been made by recycling old shipping containers and making them livable.

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Red Nest by Paul Coudamy

By • Jan 29, 2011

French architect Paul Coudamy has design the interior of the upper level of a small apartment in the 10th arondissement of Paris, France.

The challenge was to provide a 250 square foot space with a bedroom, a full bathroom, a dressing and a working space.

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Monochrome Duplex Apartment remodeling in Paris by Pascal Grasso Architectures

By • Jan 18, 2011

Pascal Grasso from Pascal Grasso Architectures has just completed the renovation of a 3,000 square foot duplex apartment in Paris, France.

The most spectacular parts of this remodeling project is the use of suspended plaster blocks across the ceiling in the main living area, as well as the extensive use of white walls and black furniture.

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