published Monday, November 29, 2010
In Saint-Hilaire-Du-Rosier, near Saint-Marcellin in Isère, the architecture firm L'Autre Factory has transformed this old house into a house for a young couple. Behind the street facade wise, space is fluid and contemporary and the wide side garden.
On this project, "The Other Manufactures" states:
"After more than a year to seek land & nbsp; building to achieve a contemporary home, & nbsp; young childless couple finally opted for restructuring & nbsp; a village house, inherited from a grandmother & nbsp; and uninhabited for some years in St. Hilairedu-Rosier, near Saint-Marcellin (Isère). & nbsp; Located in the town center, on the edge of the former National & nbsp; between Grenoble and Valence, this home to three & nbsp; levels, however, had a large garden Quiet & nbsp; the rear.
All real estate street front was composed of & nbsp; two met terraced houses. The project consisted of & nbsp; thus creating a unique space that make you forget that previous & nbsp; chaotic aggregation and generously open & nbsp; on the back at sunset and safe from harm & nbsp; sound.
The back side has been completely reorganized: the & nbsp; growths 40s were demolished to & nbsp; recover alignment with adjoining houses. Slightly & nbsp; projecting a new facade wooden frame & nbsp; Breakthrough wide staggered windows gives the stamp & nbsp; Contemporary sought by the sponsors. Use & nbsp; the horizontal wood siding is a discreet wink & nbsp; walnut dryers and tobacco typical of this region of & nbsp; southern Isere.
Bounded on the right by the old shelter to pigs and left & nbsp; with a new boundary wall, the wide wooden deck that & nbsp; extends outward show is well preserved & nbsp; terraced views. Above the shelter pig, used & nbsp; now of storage, a second terrace available & nbsp; from the master bedroom, can enjoy more & nbsp; at length the last rays of the sun. & Nbsp; The interior volume is organized around a great vacuum & nbsp; flanked by a staircase whose cantilevered steps have & nbsp; were conducted in brushed steel voluntarily left raw. & nbsp; On the ground floor, the living space is completely free. & nbsp; The kitchen is open on the volume to double height stretches & nbsp; a front to the other of the house. The central island hosts & nbsp; the washing area and as a bar while the area of & nbsp; cooking is extended by more & nbsp cabinets, deep integrating the laundry.
Upstairs on a mezzanine plunging central vacuum is & nbsp; the link with the party night. The floor joists on wood & nbsp; of origin has been stored at this location. Owners & nbsp; have deliberately opted for a single room & nbsp bathroom but spacious and directly accessible from the dressing & nbsp; for the master bedroom and from the clearance for & nbsp; the guest room. As for the level of the attic, he & nbsp; was isolated and will be a slice of future work.
The choice of paint and flooring contributes & nbsp; the harmony of the whole and varies from black semi matte & nbsp; in the guest toilet, the sand colors or chocolate & nbsp; living spaces. On the floor, the ceiling of the release "Pink & nbsp; powder" -dixit the owner- enhances the whole and & nbsp; returns as a unifying ribbon.
Energy improvement work was funded & nbsp; by an eco-interest loan. They consisted of the installation & nbsp; joinery larch double glazed 4/16 / 4, & nbsp; a device dubbing all the walls and attics, & nbsp; and underfloor heating in the DRC powered by a & nbsp; air heat pump heating eau.plancher powered. & nbsp; a heat pump air-water "
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Photo credits: Luc Boegly