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Anglet South Coastline / Debarre Duplantier Associés Architecture & Paysage

  • 01:00 - 9 November, 2014
Anglet South Coastline / Debarre Duplantier Associés Architecture & Paysage
Anglet South Coastline / Debarre Duplantier Associés Architecture & Paysage, © Arthur Pequin
© Arthur Pequin

© Arthur Pequin © Arthur Pequin © Yohan Zerdoun © Yohan Zerdoun + 22

© Yohan Zerdoun
© Yohan Zerdoun

From the architect. Meeting point between the high mountains of the Pyrenees and the vast expanse of the Landes forest, the southern coast of Anglet combines exceptional geography in a premium urban situation : it is the true gateway to the city from its chic neighbor Biarritz.

© Arthur Pequin
© Arthur Pequin

The singularities of this site are reflected in the project : transposition of the lithography of rocks, chunks of cliffs landed on a lawn, mirror effect and interaction between vegetal and mineral influences, organization of traffic in curtains as to magnify an unusual scenery : an Atlantic panorama from the hilly Spanish coast to the northern sand beaches.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

The esplanade Yves Brunaud, a remarkable gateway to the city.

On the upper part, a cantilever as a gateway to the city provides this great panorama. As a response to the ocean, a water-table and a garden mark the entrance to the city and separate the promenade and bike path from the traffic.

© Yohan Zerdoun
© Yohan Zerdoun

Thus, relying on a green curtain, attention will be given to the panorama.

Getting closer : mountains and sand come together to offer us a dramatic panorama.

© Yohan Zerdoun
© Yohan Zerdoun

The site reflects the character of the sandy beaches of the north reaching the lower part of the site while mountains rocks are prevailing in the upper part. To celebrate the event, the global aspect of the cliffs are translated on the ground of the upper part.

© Arthur Pequin
© Arthur Pequin

Similarly, big blocks of rocks are laying onto the lawn of the lower part to organize the entrance to the beach and create diverse scales of intimacy in this large landscape. The overlap of the two worlds - mountains and sand - is realized at the foot of the cliff, around the VVF.

© Arthur Pequin
© Arthur Pequin
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Anglet South Coastline / Debarre Duplantier Associés Architecture & Paysage" 09 Nov 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/563910/anglet-south-coastline-debarre-duplantier-associes-architecture-and-paysage/>
© Arthur Pequin

法国昂格莱南海岸 / Debarre Duplantier Associés Architecture & Paysage