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Paul Valery High School / N+B Architectes

  • 01:00 - 2 December, 2009
Paul Valery High School / N+B Architectes
Paul Valery High School / N+B Architectes, © Paul Kozlowski
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Menton, France
  • Architects

    N+B Architectes / Elodie Nourrigat & Jacques Brion
  • Associated Architect

    Romain JAMOT
  • Client

    Région Provence Alpes Côtes d'Azur
  • Budget

    5,9 M EUR
  • Area

    900.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

From the architect. The project takes into account the notions of flexibility, of environmental awareness, of simplicity of use, of functionality, of coherence that enable the programmatic entities to be linked together around exterior spaces that are re-dimensioned and re-planned.

The scale of the place was found thanks to the location of buildings with appropriated dimension. The care of spaces is thought as for an urban entity, like a microcosm offering a diversity of landscapes. The new buildings take place in the heart of the gardens: gardens with plants for the boarding school, but also "urban garden" and mineral one for the teaching places. The ambition of this project is to offer a coherence set in a specific environment.

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three zed · January 19, 2010

so warm.
great job.

titi · December 04, 2009

autocad & photoshop. No more, no less.
and btw, they are both architecture teachers.

zuzanna · December 04, 2009

What program do they use to do those plans? I mean the ones with shadows etc?

Architecture+Molding · December 02, 2009

Paul Valery High School / N+B Architectes: © Paul Kozlowski
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Tosh · December 02, 2009

Not bad. It's nice it was realized with all the wood as designed - usually they don't get the money and start looking for substitutes which looks awful in the end.. : /

Not bad at all. Really nice even.. good job!

The plan is probably the thing that is the least developed but it is still just enought in order for it to be really pleasing for the eye..

Good Job!

emira · December 02, 2009

Even if the building might be interesting, it's a real pity that it has NOTHING to do with the amazing architectonic context of this beautiful village...HOw can one use all that timber in this precise area?

gorgos · December 02, 2009 11:05 PM

I dont see your point. In fact, the village seems to be engulfed with trees and nature. Why narrow the materials to stone?


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