Maximum Display by David Tajchman

Maximum Display is a proposed interior for an art gallery in Paris by architect David Tajchman.

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The walls, floors and furniture are all formed by folding laminated timber.

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Here's some information from Tajchman:

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Maximum Display - Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris

This tiny two levels art gallery is located near one of the most prestigious streets in Paris: the rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, not very far from the Champs Elysées and close to the Palais de l'Elyseée.

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The neighbourhood is full of art galleries selling 17th to 19th centuries paintings golden rococo framed.

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The new art gallery is a project where walls, floors and furniture elements are in a single, continuous shape. There is no difference in of treatment between walls and floors.

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To emphasize what the gallery is selling and not to distract the view with too many materials, the one and only material used is made of layered wood profiles stuck together.

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The wooden slice unrolls from the vertical display at the entrance, becomes a ground floor, continues to the staircase, climbs to the upper floor, becomes a relaxing seat and sofa and the sofa becomes a desk.

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place: Paris, France
programme: art gallery
architects: David Tajchman & Renaud Menestret
area: 50 m2

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