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Past Meets Present In

A Paris Pied–à–Terre

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Paris Apartment by Studio Razavi Architecture | Photo by Stephan Julliard
Photography by Stephan Julliard

 

Paris Apartment by Studio Razavi Architecture | Photo by Stephan Julliard
SET IN…

an apartment building hailing from the period just prior to Baron Haussmann’s redesign of Paris (1853 – 1970), this 220 square meter pied–à–terre bears the marks of Greek influence – a style that would ultimately give way to the neoclassical leanings of later Haussmannian buildings.

 

Paris Apartment by Studio Razavi Architecture | Photo by Stephan Julliard
Photography by Stephan Julliard

 

Paris Apartment by Studio Razavi Architecture | Photo by Stephan Julliard
WITH VISIONS…

of restoring the property to its early 19th century glory, the apartment’s new owners turned to Studio Razavi Architecture – a firm known for their sensitive mediation between engineering and architectural culture.

 

Paris Apartment by Studio Razavi Architecture | Photo by Stephan Julliard
Photography by Stephan Julliard

 

Paris Apartment by Studio Razavi Architecture | Photo by Stephan Julliard
WHILE…

the team opted for a radical reconfiguration of space – moving the kitchen adjacent to the front entrance and placing the master suite where the kitchen once stood – great care was also taken in the maintenance and revitalization of the home’s original details; the results of which shine especially bright in the intricate patterning of the flat’s rehabilitated wood floors and plaster-work.

 

Paris Apartment by Studio Razavi Architecture | Photo by Stephan Julliard
Photography by Stephan Julliard

 

Paris Apartment by Studio Razavi Architecture | Photo by Stephan Julliard
THIS EMPHASIS…

on restoration was balanced with an ample dose of modern / contemporary style, with highligts including a custom Mondrian-inspired bookcase by project architect Alireza Razavi and a well appointed curation of iconic 20-21st century furnishings by decorator Sylvie Acker.

 

Paris Apartment by Studio Razavi Architecture | Photo by Stephan Julliard
Photography by Stephan Julliard

 

Paris Apartment by Studio Razavi Architecture | Photo by Stephan Julliard
THE END RESULT…

is a Parisian retreat designed to welcome its American owners each holiday season in true French style.

 

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1. Monochrome Scenic Wallpaper by Zuber

2. Formakami Pendant by Jaime Hayon

3. Free blown Glass Carafe & Tumbler in Cerise

4. Patched Tile Quilt

5. Cottos Console Table by Jean-Louis Deniot

6. Solid Brass Containers

7. Jute Braided Rug

8. Standard Chair by Jean Prouvé

 

 

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