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Social Housing / Chartier - Corbasson

  • 01:00 - 29 June, 2010
Social Housing / Chartier - Corbasson
Social Housing / Chartier - Corbasson

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  • Architects

  • Location

    74 rue Saint Antoine, Paris, France
  • Architects

    Chartier – Corbasson
  • Client

  • Net Surface

    900 m² SHON
  • Budget

    2,1 M€
  • Area

    900.0 sqm
  • Project Year


From the architect. This project located in the heart of the Marais district comprises the rehabilitation of the building 76, Rue Saint-Antoine and the adjoining plot at 1, Rue de Turenne.

Dating back to the seventeenth century, the existing building is built on a very narrow site. The project will complete the block and create a new façade for the gable-end that currently bears the traces of a building that was demolished to make way for Rue de Turenne.

The existing building has been preserved and refurbished. The upper storeys have been enlarged by the addition of extra space to the existing area of each floor, creating more spacious accommodations facing Rue de Turenne.

The gable has been opened out to provide the best possible views.

An exterior skin has been added to protect the newly created spaces and give them a certain coherence.

The general aspect matches the officially sanctioned proportions for the area. The housing units created are two- and four-room flats and loft-style studios. They are accessed by open-air staircases leading up from the interior courtyard. Each unit has a terrace or a balcony. All rooms open onto a central living room, reducing the need for corridors.

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R Goldschmidt · July 20, 2010

Great job, I like this parasite facadein contrast with white wall. Very good ideea and nice street view. Very artistic interpretation. Good rythm,and material "abuse". And I don't feel like beeing into a prison, or something similar.

Jeux de gestion · July 08, 2010

Very nice rehabilitation

SUHYEON LEE · July 02, 2010

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Cindy FrewenWuellner · July 01, 2010

Innovative Social Housing Rehab, chk before pics. Paris by Chartier Corbasson #architecture

Sander Koenen · July 01, 2010

Goede nieuwe gevel tegenaan geknald. Oud + nieuw = awesome! #architecture #facade

sid267 · June 30, 2010

beautiful - such an amazing project....
this is what architecture is about!
i can`t believe this is social housing. it looks more like top notch urban living.i can imagine the interior was reasonable in cost and the metal cladding the only real extra.

Tian Wu · June 30, 2010

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rodger · June 30, 2010

horrible result. you guys should be locked up. opening up the wall with windows would have been good enough. instead you chose to visually pollute the street with this screen work and obscure the view out of the apartments you are opening up. perhaps your next job should be designing penitentiaries.

Chris · June 30, 2010 05:43 AM

Note for rodger: Zip it. The interior spaces are very well lit with PLENTY of unimpeded views out. The screens help the outdoor patio areas to feel protected and avoid a "tacked-on" sensation.

...rarely does a completely blank wall look right. I think this solution is a vast improvement.

æon · June 29, 2010

Smart way to take advantage from an unused wall. The covering facade make it almost imperceptible.

Scarpa · June 29, 2010

This is an amazing intervention. Wow! Great presentation of the project, too. Really well done, congratulations to the client, design and construction teams for a smart and integrated project.

Guido Schröpel · June 29, 2010

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Scott @ Cube Studio · June 29, 2010

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hovaard · June 29, 2010

this wins the competition for what to do with all the blank building sides in all cities - even tho there wasn't one. very bright thinking; like it!

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JohnDec · June 29, 2010

Good rehabilitation building!
I like a lot this article.

Architecture+Molding · June 29, 2010

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