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DOX / K-architectures

  • Architects: K-architectures
  • Location: Bordeaux, France
  • Architect: K-architectures
  • Project Team: Karine Sigwalt, Jerome Herman and associate architects from K-architectures, Cecile Métaireau (first assistant architect), Sébastien Fiore and Alexander Plantady (assistant architects)
  • Area: 6274.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2010
  • Photographs: Simon Deprez

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From the architect. This multi-story student residence hall, designed by K-architectures, accommodates 234 apartments. The design consists of three separate buildings connected through a series of delightful external staircases.

© Simon Deprez
© Simon Deprez

The building presents a graphic façade that is rendered in black and white. The spaces created between the buildings were turned into garden spaces with tall and hardy vegetation. This creates a nice buffer zone for the residents.

© Simon Deprez
© Simon Deprez
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