Gallery: Stéphane Maupin’s M Building is a Village-Like Social Housing ...

The M Building is a Parisian housing complex with a unique shape that emulates the alphabet letter. The housing development offers the experience of a village rather than an apartment block - each dwelling unit, set on a 45-degree angle, faces the stack of apartments on the other side, providing an intimate atmosphere for the occupants. The generous porches and ample daylighting adds to the inviting nature of the design by Stéphane Maupin Architectes, which reimagines how social housing can adapt for a new urbanism.

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