Picard Nursery / BP Architectures

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Architects: BP Architectures member of Collective PLAN 01
Location: , France
Client: Ville de Paris/ SLA 18e
Project area: 576 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of BP Architectures

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On this very little plot it was impossible to challenge the two high level neighbours which have respectively 6 en 9 floors because a nursery can hardly have more than 2 floors. And feeting to the neigbours would have underlined the disproportion of the statures.

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[BP] Architectures came up with an other idea : despite the narrowness of the plot, the buiding does not press itself against its neighbours. Then it becomes autonomious and it curls up on intself lihe a snail in it shell. indeed it fits to its little users.

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Cite: "Picard Nursery / BP Architectures" 28 Feb 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 01 Sep 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=114515>

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    looks like a nursery, acts like a nursery, talks like a nursery – wow, it IS a nursery. well done on making what was asked for.

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