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5 granaries refitted from top to bottom

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5 granaries refitted from top to bottom

MADI / Ana Dugas Workshop

Your house has an attic but it is dark, poorly insulated and above all, unused ... Why not make it habitable and give it back a function? In renovating the abandoned loft from your home, you will gain many square meters, without having to push the walls. But what parts to install in your renovated attic ? Answers ...

For enlarge his house without having to move or have an extension built, there's nothing like Attic layout. Once isolated, retouched and rid of accumulated unwanted objects over time, the attic space is transformed in a comfortable master suite, duplex full of cachet or houses the rooms of the whole family. Are you still skeptical? These 5 granaries transformed into welcoming corners and cozy will convince you.

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1. Attic refitted in parental suite

When the owners moved into their Villa in the department of Tarn-et-Garonne, they immediately embarked on the Attic renovation. But they were far from suspecting the magnitude of the work, which lasted almost a year! Broken beams, wobbly floor, total absence of insulation, loose stones... everything had to be redone under the eaves. Once the job is done, the couple enjoysa large parental suite decorated in his image. The mowed floor was replaced by a new floor, the unstable stones gave way to repainted paneling and white walls, and the exposed beams have been sublimated. Result? The master bedroom and en-suite bathroom welcome Sandra and her husband into a country and bucolic atmosphere.

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The attic before the renovation work.

Sandra S.

The converted attic.

Sandra S.

2. Attics redone in duplex

Before the interior designers of Atelier MADI intervened, this space consisted of several dark, low ceilings and narrow attics. The purpose of this renovation? Transform these small attics into trendy and pleasant duplex. For this, the pro have replaced the uneven ground with a light wood flooring which echoes the newly sandblasted beams. Between the cozy living room and the office area, a large, custom-made canopy has been installed. The element in loft allows not only to separate the two spaces, but also to circulate the light and the gaze. The living room looks bigger! All the walls of the apartment have been repainted in white for visually enlarge the premises, and a sober decor but worked warms the atmosphere. A Japanese staircase has even been installed to lead to the bathroom. It's good to live in these old storage rooms!

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MADI / Ana Dugas Workshop

3. A bathroom converted into an attic

There was no reason to believe that the low ceiling attic of this house could be transformed into Zen bathroom and bright. However, Aurélie Nicolas of the Atelier d'Ar (t) chitecture took the bet! The tips of this transformation? Low furniturelike this suspended washbasin, to fit the sloping ceiling of the room, and an island bath installed at an angle to not lose space. The loft wall and the beams have been painted white for weaken the impression of narrowness, and the tiled floor goes up on one of the walls of the pond to create an impression of intimist alcove. Malin!

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Aurélie Nicolas / Pascal Simonin

4. An enlarged house thanks to the arrangement of the attic

In this country house located in Maintenon, part of the attic has been renovated by Stéphanie Michel-Girarg of WOM Design en small well-appointed room. Installed in a space in loft, the corner harms itself there perfectly and redoubles of tips gain of place. Here, there is not enough space for classic bedside tables, a niche dug above the bed welcomes books and trinkets of all kinds, while industrial sconces replace the traditional lamps. Framed by two sloping walls, the room is offered in private cocoon. A work of color was done on the doorstep thanks to three bands with muted hues.

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WOM Design Stephanie Michel-Girard / Bénédicte Michelet

5. An attic transformed into a loft

In this former attic, the architect Aurélie Nicolas has made the choice to develop a large open space, like a loft. Here, all the pieces communicate and partitions do not exist. Bedroom, living room, kitchen and bathroom are fully open ... semi-walls, openwork dividers and storage elements allow to keep a little privacy between different spaces. The absence of dividing walls and the light colors chosen in the decoration allow the old attic to light up and look bigger.

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Workshop of ar (t) chitecture / Pascal Simonin

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