The Parisian flat that American-born architect Michael Herrman shares with his wife, Cécile, and their 2-year-old daughter, Rose, had been nearly untouched since the 1790s, when it was built. “But I wanted to try and reveal some of its age in a fresh new context,” Herrman said.
“The glass floor emerged as a way to visually interconnect the different spaces. It makes the living room feel twice as tall, and from the inside of the apartment on either floor you can look up and see the sky (very rare in Paris).”
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A Corbusier-Inspired Parisian Home An American architect in Paris experiments with Corbusian perceptions of interior and exterior space. Photo by Filippo Bamberghi. This originally appeared in 5 Striking Dining Spaces.