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Recycled wooden pallets make functional facade of student residence

So, is this the best student housing we’ve seen yet? Architect Stéphane Malka took an eco-friendly approach to the Rue Amelot in Paris by affixing reappropriating hinged wooden pallets to the existing building, so these can let natural light filter through when they slide accordingly. We have to admit it all just looks really cool.

Student housing made from recycled wooden pallets
Student housing made from recycled wooden pallets
Student housing made from recycled wooden pallets
Student housing made from recycled wooden pallets

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