“And of course a large place for meetings, dinners and parties,” he adds. The kitchen facilities are located beneath a huge window made of ten windowpanes that flood the apartment with natural light.
“Building the city on top of itself is a difficult endeavor in historical Paris. The design started in 2012 and, despite the relatively small scale, it took about five years to complete,” Post Office Architectes co-founder Line Fontana told Dezeen.
“The client’s budget was also very tight, so we had to come up with a simple yet strong architectural proposal, and with very economical construction solutions,” added Fontana, who has offices in both Paris and New York.