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EHUNDURA / Leibar-Seigneurin

  • 00:00 - 8 August, 2013
EHUNDURA / Leibar-Seigneurin
EHUNDURA / Leibar-Seigneurin, © Patrick Miara
© Patrick Miara

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© Patrick Miara
© Patrick Miara

From the architect. Following the guidelines and recommendations fixed in the general specifications of the ZAC (Urban development zone) established by the Chemetov studio defining the layout and the general volumetry, the project proposes a simple, controlled type of architecture, introducing a contrast between two spatial entities.

© Patrick Miara
© Patrick Miara

This contrast can be seen both in the openings and the colour of the building material. In opposition to the rigour and orderly structure of the prism made of blue stone is a more random construction with square openings perforating a volume made of white stone.

© Patrick Miara
© Patrick Miara

These two creations are of varying widths and generate a special atmosphere and possibilities for interior layouts adapted to different uses.

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Their central volume brings together vertical flow movements which connect the two entities. Thanks to the relation established between the passageways and the empty space above the concourse, a spatial tension is achieved which makes this space an important feature of the project, going beyond its simple functional value.

© Patrick Miara
© Patrick Miara

The unity of the building material used (stone facing), the setting up of a continuous ” base” for the whole structure as well as its geometrical simplicity give the project the expressive force that one hopes to find in architecture in such a remarkable site.

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Jaron Thiboderro · August 09, 2013

so not one person said anything about the obvious aesthetic thievery of SANAA's Zollverein school during the design process?

Croco Dile · August 10, 2013 09:52 AM

Thay may call it "learning" instead of "stealing".....

Croco Dile · August 09, 2013

The Chemetov studio did a bad service by defining the layout and the general volumetry...... The result would be much better without them involved !

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