12 Feb '18, 6pm

Parisian apartment renovation puts the beds in a bookcase

Parisian apartment renovation puts the beds in a bookcase

Is it possible to live with two children in a small apartment? It may seem difficult to those of us who are used to wide open spaces, but in many cities around the world where space is at a premium, smaller homes are the norm, rather than the exception. Over at Designboom , we see how French architect Pierre-Louis Gerlier collaborated with Marion Duclos to completely reconfigure the layout of what was once a one-bedroom apartment in Paris, transforming it into a two-bedroom home that now accommodates a family with two young children. © Pierre-Louis Gerlier © Pierre-Louis Gerlier Rather than taking up lots of space with items of furniture for storage or sleeping, the new design uses built-in elements for storing and hiding visual clutter. In particular, the children's room has more space freed up by moving the beds into what the designers call a "mesh," which not only house...

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