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La Fresque / Ithaques + Atelier WRA

La Fresque / Ithaques + Atelier WRA

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Versailles, France
  • Architects: Ithaques, Atelier WRA
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  2100.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2013
  • Photographs photographs:  Sergio Grazia
© Sergio Grazia
© Sergio Grazia

Text description provided by the architects. The architectural project is clear: regular windows are those of student housing. The large faults indicate (and light) circulations. They divide the building different volumes whose skin reflects the context : very mineral side city, wood forest side ...

© Sergio Grazia
© Sergio Grazia

Good building, simple idea, nice details, it looks like it has nothing to hide but... It's a timber structure building of 5 floors, placed on a pre-existing infrastructure.

© Sergio Grazia
© Sergio Grazia

The wooden building is unmarked. This not ostentatious environmental approach was a bit complex to implement, but it is exciting because it shows that it is possible to build wood without writing specific! It's now possible to produce open, free architecture, while monitoring its grey energy rates.

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Address: Versailles, France

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Cite: "La Fresque / Ithaques + Atelier WRA" 03 Jan 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/463386/la-fresque-ithaques-atelier-wra/> ISSN 0719-8884
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