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Ecole Maternelle de Chaource / Colomès + Nomdedeu Architectes

  • Architects: Colomès + Nomdedeu Architectes
  • Location: 10210 Chaource, Francia
  • Architects: c. Colomès + f. Nomdedeu architectes
  • Cost: € 1,500,000
  • Area: 1000.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2008
  • Photographs: Guilhem-Ducléon

© Guilhem-Ducléon © Guilhem-Ducléon © Guilhem-Ducléon © Guilhem-Ducléon

From the architect. Located in the heart of the Aube Forest, in a rural township, this public equipment is composed of 4 volumes, that have a geometric autonomy and were built in an environment-oriented spirit. The order was for the conception of a preschool as well as a premise for activities and a catering venue where services of the town of Chaource can gather and activities can take place.

© Guilhem-Ducléon
© Guilhem-Ducléon

The project gives a simple and direct answer to the program as well as to the location while offering a modern architecture that is open, colored with a minimal environmental impact. The structure of the building is made of wood and is conceived in a safe and clean construction and material-recycling strategy.

© Guilhem-Ducléon
© Guilhem-Ducléon

The constructions restrict the consumption of energy and take advantage in the renewable energies that are available in the department without degrading them, through the creation of a wood heater.

© Guilhem-Ducléon
© Guilhem-Ducléon

This building relies on its environment’s qualities.

© Guilhem-Ducléon
© Guilhem-Ducléon
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