Terray House renovated by Macary Bensh Architecture in Grenoble
French firm Macary Bensh Architecture designed a 160-square-metre apartment in Grenoble On the mountainside of Bastille. After a ten-minute climb on foot, you can reach the ground level by using the pedestrian street. The original structure served a large, extended family house Four different owners split the cost of the property.
The project is taking over. renovation The old orangery is now connected to two large sleeping rooms. The new program of Terray House aims to give autonomy to this part of the building, re-organizing the functions and adapting the space to today’s needs.
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The project balances the old and new architectural elements
The design team The structure is renovated to accommodate a family with four children and two parents. The key transformation involves relocating the entrance and expanding the corridor’s area by adding galleries to create a comfortable sleeping zone. The existing volume can be maintained as close as possible by this arrangement. This project’s main goal is to carefully navigate on the thin edge between old and new, while preserving the genius loci.
The living area overlooks three iconic towers in Grenoble, the Alps and Grenoble.
Renovations balance new and old elements while preserving the genius loci.
Wooden lines and surfaces bring out the conviviality in the dining and kitchen space
A fresco original appears as soon as you enter the main living area