Creating a home in an old tyre warehouse. The project takes advantage of the location by enhancing the industrial structure whilst distributing large volumes.
The demolition of a floor above the entrance allows the creation of an open space on two levels allowing a visual relationship between different parts of the house. This distribution space is complemented by a glass roof and a custom made metal staircase.
To benefit from a direct view of the Loire, the living quarters are located upstairs where existing horizontal openings are widened. The ground floor hosts a workshop and a garage.
The outside is virtually unchanged and the front modifications follow the constructive logic of the existing building (glass blocks, horizontal windows, large sliding door of garage, grey tones ...)