Lycee Jean Moulin / OFF Architecture

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OFF Architecture , along with Duncan Lewis Scape Architecture and Jean de Giacinto, has completed the design for the reconstruction of Lycee Jean Moulin in , France.   The new college is perfectly integrated into the existing site conditions, creating a dynamic educational facility.  The new building seeks to become a part of the terrain as the form follows the protruding and receding nature of the undulating hills.  The form creates a ripple-like effect across the site and provides a sense of movement to the surrounding region.  When the college  is completed in 2012, users will find themselves benefiting from the natural qualities of their immediate environment and enjoying a learning environment unlike any other.

More images after the break.

As seen on designboom.

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Cite: Cilento, Karen. "Lycee Jean Moulin / OFF Architecture" 16 Sep 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed 24 Oct 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=35451>
  • CMO ARCH

    Wish my high school looked like that…

  • Ala

    Wish the roofs were done as outdoor walkways,like a zig-zag ramp.

    Maybe the architects didn’t want to make them that way since we have seen quite often ramp-like building along a hill on the web. Not wanting to look like a copycat may be the reason.

    But still, the roofs are so tantalizing. I think they could be done somehow walkable even if they are not a zigzag ramp.

    • T.Nowicki

      maybe becouse the walkable green roof requires more money and care than just “green roof”

  • Emerson Gámez B.

    BEATYFULL

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  • http://www.garalysoka.com oscar falcón lara

    Wow, very cool. Incredible how the whole thing just seems to be there, like a bush or a lichen on a rock, I concord with CMO ARCH, I wish my high school was like that (it wasn’t).
    Regardless of site conditions, more projects like this would be a very good idea. It’s neat. Judging from the interior hall perspective, the walk up to a classroom seems like a journey in itself.

  • Bamboo skys

    soft step building.- Anti object look nice.

  • yuyun90

    牛b的设计。

  • Fran

    All those stairs may well fight against youth overweight…!
    Well done!
    French girls will stil have good lookink bottom

    Chapeau !!!

  • http://www.vitsee.wordpress.com Vitsee

    its a shame you cannot use the roofs

  • that’s what she

    a lot of green roofs?…
    that’s not “perfectly integrated into the existing site conditions”,
    but still a nice project

  • ygogolak

    Very nice project. Similar in nature to Eisenman’s City of Culture:
    http://www.eisenmanarchitects.com/

  • Shah

    Its really cool .its better have to figght pollution

  • Al

    wonderful moon house covering land

  • zoute

    The associate name is “Jean de Giacinto” (NOT Jeans Giacinto)

    • http://www.archdaily.com Nico Saieh

      Thanks zoute!

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