DOX / K-architectures

© Simon Deprez

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

Architect: K-architectures
Location: , France
Project Team: Karine Sigwalt, Jerome Herman and associate architects from K-architectures, Cecile Métaireau (first assistant architect), Sébastien Fiore and Alexander Plantady (assistant architects)
Project Area: 6,274 sqm
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: 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
© Simon Deprez
© Simon Deprez
© Simon Deprez

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Cite: "DOX / K-architectures" 08 May 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 26 Jul 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=132299>

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