The aim was to integrate parisien ‘s in to the scale of the apartments in a collective building. Individual identity was guaranteed and ownership and differentiation as well, by creating multiple exterior spaces and apartments with various, differing typologies within the collective.
Living up high gives a sense of privilege: the view, the light and the sunshine… Some say they “have their head in the clouds.” Being in the city whilst also being able to shut oneself off and see the land below and the horizon: living here is like getting away from it all.
The HOME project was completed at the beginning of 2015 and will be the first housing operation of 50 metres to be built in Paris since the 1970s. It is symbolic of a willingness to reconsider the possibility and the potential of height in Paris.