Step into the captivating narrative of architectural reinvention as we delve into the story behind the recipient of the esteemed BigMat National Prize for Small-Scale Residential in France ’23.
M26, nestled in the heart of Toulouse, France, stands as a testament to the visionary work of the French office BAST. What was once a pair of modest suburban dwellings has been reimagined and revitalized into a spacious family retreat, seamlessly blending modern comfort with timeless charm. Let’s uncover the remarkable journey of rehabilitation and extension that breathed new life into these homes, creating a harmonious fusion of functionality and aesthetics.
M26 house réhabilitation et extension by BAST
BigMat National Prize for Small-Scale Residential in France’23
Location: Toulouse FR 31
Budget: 225 000 € ht
Status: complète + opc
Date: réalisé 2020
« Rehabilitation and Extension of Two Suburban Houses into One Family Home.
Actions: Emptying a cinder block house to accommodate living spaces and filling a brick house to accommodate bedrooms. Connecting the two houses with a glass extension framed in wood.
Comprehensive exterior insulation of the existing houses.
Materials: Polished concrete, untreated rough Douglas fir, glass, and aluminum thermal curtains. »