An oasis in the city of Paris

A floor for each family member…

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Since nothing remained of the original decor, it was rather a chance for the architects who played with the classic codes to find the eighteenth spirit of this place in Paris again. The owner took part in providing with their coup de coeur pieces en interesting mix of contemporary style with some vintage elements such as the jean Prouvé chairs in the kitchen.

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Built in 1718 , this should be at the time the refuge of the architect Lepas – Dubuisson , designer of several hotels of aristocratic Faubourg Saint- Germain. The building became a school but at the end of the last century, regained its primary function : to be a family home. What a treat to have your very own floor and use this kitchen and garden as a common family meeting point!

Here goes another former school, which has undergone an amazing renovation and shows a nice story behind.

Via AD France | Photography Vincent Leroux

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4 Responses to An oasis in the city of Paris

  1. mel June 6, 2014 at 3:41 am #

    What a lucky family to live in such surrounds and so leafy. Like always, I love the perfect harmony of old and new. Hope you’re well Gudy! Big hugs, Mel xx
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  2. Anya June 8, 2014 at 10:21 pm #

    OMgosh I died a little when i saw this place and the amazing cloud looking lamp – WOW I’d move there in a heartbeat.

    SOOO sorry i missed you at the Hive – heard it was amazing and your presentation fantastic:) So I’m trying my best for Barcelona in the Autumn – MTB masterclass :-)
    Axx
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  3. geraldine@littlebigbell June 9, 2014 at 1:19 am #

    Wow! I love this home Gudy! If only …..! x
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  4. Sue June 11, 2014 at 1:43 pm #

    The floating cloud effect lighting is quite wonderful making the most of the ceiling height without dominating the room.

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