Chalet Béranger By Noé Duchaufour Lawrance

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Chalet Beranger By Noe Duchaufour Lawrance

Designer Noé Duchaufour Lawrance has fitted out an alpine ski lodge in the French Alps with a trunk-like hearth, curved fir walls and a floating bed.

Chalet Beranger By Noe Duchaufour Lawrance

The chunky fireplace is anchored to the centre of a family living room, located beneath the sloping timber eaves on the three-storey Chalet Béranger’s top floor.

Chalet Beranger By Noe Duchaufour Lawrance

Desks, chairs and other objects by Duchaufour Lawrance are placed around each room alongside other designer furniture pieces.

Chalet Beranger By Noe Duchaufour Lawrance

Wall and floors of both fir and Vals stone surround a Jacuzzi on the first floor, while concrete floors can be found in rooms elsewhere.

Chalet Beranger By Noe Duchaufour Lawrance

We've also recently featured designs for a lodge with a sloping roof you can ski over - take a look here.

Chalet Beranger By Noe Duchaufour Lawrance

See also: our story about a Paris gallery with a white Corian interior that Duchaufour Lawrance designed in 2010.

Chalet Beranger By Noe Duchaufour Lawrance

Photography is by Vincent Leroux.

Chalet Beranger By Noe Duchaufour Lawrance

Here's some more text from Noé Duchaufour Lawrance:


Chalet Béranger

Far from the geometric construction methods of a traditional chalet, the interior architecture of this family home is a domestic landscape whose forms emerge from the ground like small functional mountains rising from a valley.

Chalet Beranger By Noe Duchaufour Lawrance

Resolutely fluid and modern, the result is a set of lines and organic forms composed around a wooden ribbon.

Chalet Beranger By Noe Duchaufour Lawrance

A large, main room is set above the whole construction, defining the central point of the chalet where the family comes together around a warm hearth.

Chalet Beranger By Noe Duchaufour Lawrance

St Martin de Belleville (French Alps)- 2011

Chalet Beranger By Noe Duchaufour Lawrance

  • Ttt

    Great space… but I hope modernism not to invade into more chalets….

  • http://mobler.se Mobler

    Fantastic lodeg, chalet, hytte, stuga or what you wanna call it. Just imagine to have a place like that after a day in the slopes. Bliss!

  • nitchy14

    Welcome into the future

  • H-J

    Great furniture!

  • Adrian

    Man, some people just have money to burn… just give me a simple shack with a cozy fireplace.

    Looks great but waaaay too much

  • Redfern

    It's a pity the exterior does not have the same language as the interior. It looks like a great space to live.

  • ept

    It is beautifully detailed but it doesn't seem warm and cozy which is what some people might want in an alpine ski chalet.

  • http://www.etsy.com/shop/Claywork Texas Adam

    Love the open fireplace design – good job!

  • http://www.thecondoquickie.com Louie

    I like the sleek chair that is facing the fireplace placed in the middle. This unconventional style is suitable for a condo interior design. The overall look is simple with an air of class.