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House in Chaum / Prax Architectes

  • Architects: Prax Architectes
  • Location: Saint-Gaudens, France
  • Architects: Prax Architectes
  • Principals In Charge: Marie-Pierre & Olivier Prax
  • Area: 170.0 sqm
  • Photographs: Arnaud Saint-Germès

© Arnaud Saint-Germès © Arnaud Saint-Germès © Arnaud Saint-Germès © Arnaud Saint-Germès

From the architect. Nature of the project

The project relates to the construction of a house (particular Housing), of an office and garage (material storage for a company of maintenance of green areas).

With a resolutely contemporary architecture, establishment and the organization of this building referent with the vernacular architecture of this area; namely:

© Arnaud Saint-Germès
© Arnaud Saint-Germès

Plan in L

Dwelling directed in the South

Office and garage directed in the East

© Arnaud Saint-Germès
© Arnaud Saint-Germès

Protection compared to the bad Western and Northern orientations; not or very few openings on these frontages

Use of the existing vegetation in the West and North to accentuate protection compared to the bad orientations

© Arnaud Saint-Germès
© Arnaud Saint-Germès

Framings on the surrounding sigh

© Arnaud Saint-Germès
© Arnaud Saint-Germès
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