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Out of Hand: Materialising the Digital 

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28.02.2017 

Lightspace California, Where Lighting Meets Architecture 

Attend Lightspace California, an exciting, one-of-a-kind event dedicated to the lighting s  ...read more

22.03.2017 

Smart Cities and Communities: Achieving Smart Urban Growth 

Governments around the globe are continually working to make urbanisation more manageable   ...read more

07.04.2017 

ENCOMPASS AIA|LA: Inclusive Architecture 

In Architecture, everybody has equal opportunity to reach their full potential, right? Any  ...read more

In response to a French property law Stephane Malka Architecture architects have grafted modular bow windows and extensions onto the sides of this Parisian project
Located in the heart of the 16th arrondissement of Paris, a stone’s throw away from La Seine River, this building from the 1970s is, like most buildings of this period, lagging behind when it comes to energy performance. A condition due to the presence of thermal bridges, bad insulation and the old standard windows. Its average energy consumption is approximatively 190KWh / sq m / year. In addition, the apartments were too small and gloomy, which led the co-owners to mandate Stephane Malka to optimise their properties. Since the Alur law (a new property law which relaxed planning laws, particularly those for rooftops, and introduced rent-stabilization measures) does not allow the building to be raised, the architects decided to graft the building with a succession of extensions, bow-windows and loggias; Each inhabitant can control the necessary surface area needed for its own dev

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