Avenier Cornejo architectes wrap a Parisian nursing home in Kolumba brick

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Parisian firm Avenier Cornejo architectes’ restructuring and extension of the Sara Weill-Raynal Nursing Home uses a Kolumba brick facade to reclad the original structure. The city-run Centre d’Action Sociale de la Ville de Paris (CASVP) program, whose goal is “to improve the quality of care facilities across Paris,” completed the senior care accommodation last month.

Elevation of the expanded building, including setbacks on the fifth and sixth floor to meet code requirements. (Courtesy Avenier Cornejo)

Renovations on the facility, which contains 94 residences, became necessary as living conditions needed upgrading, and provided an opportunity for more square footage for residences and a

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