Location: Rue Daubin 25, 1203 Genève, Switzerland
Photographs: Régis Gola
From the architect. The raised building is based on the concept of a wooden elevated structure. Merged with the existing construction thanks to consistency between horizontal and vertical lines as well as similarity of colour scheme, the two constructions form a unified whole.
The project, located in a district listed by the Loi sur les Surélévations (Law on Raised Buildings) as being capable of being raised, aims to create an additional level on an existing attic. Its major challenge was to raise the three stairwells of the building while maintaining the existing part in operation throughout the duration of the works, all in the midst of an urban area.
The project’s principal characteristics are the views it offers on the town and the lake fountain. Naturally the typological approach favours bedrooms on the courtyard side and the living
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