A local architecture firm has devised an eco-friendly solution to Paris’s limited real estate
All around the world, architects are devising new—and perhaps somewhat unusual—ways to bring low-cost housing into dense cities. One method involves new constructions that pop up on, lean on, or extend from existing structures, a system that has earned itself the nickname “parasitic architecture.” In the centuries-old streets of Paris, it’s the rooftop parasite in particular that’s causing all the buzz. Near the city’s Canal Saint-Martin, three new parasitic apartments seem to have sprouted from an unassuming corner building. The steel, wood, and glass boxes are part of local firm Stéphane Malka Architecture’s 3BOX project.
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