Stéphane Maupin – M Building
The M Building by architect Stéphane Maupin, in the 17th arrondissement in northern Paris, is a collection of 20 apartments built as social housing for residents of a demolished tower block. Comprising two wings of steel-clad units sloping towards each other, all behind a simple facade, it is part of a series of 180 housing units designed by young architects. Fitted on to a narrow site reclaimed from a wider street, it is a fascinating response to the restrictions of local building regulations.
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