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Mont Saint Roch / calimùcho architecture office

  • 13:00 - 20 January, 2016
Mont Saint Roch / calimùcho architecture office
Mont Saint Roch / calimùcho architecture office, © Fabian Rouwette
© Fabian Rouwette

© Fabian Rouwette © Fabian Rouwette © Fabian Rouwette © Fabian Rouwette +24

© Fabian Rouwette
© Fabian Rouwette

From the architect. The building hosts a bank and an insurance office.The last floor is an apartment.
It’s implanted in the city center (near parkings, shops and restaurants). We created an unique volume, with slices as a city street, to develop an urban rhythm.

basement Plan
basement Plan

On the front, the only window is an half patio, with a terrace on the ground floor. The emptiness is a slice and the patio spreads light into the whole building. The side facade is dressed with vertical wooden blades, and smaller windows that illuminate smaller rooms.

© Fabian Rouwette
© Fabian Rouwette

The rest of the building is dressed with massive bricks, ton induce sureness. The cantilevered volumes induce boldness. The street presents an awesome slope. So… the apartment, on the 2nd floor, doesn’t overhang the 1st floor, to align our building with the prospective neighbour’s one. And the accessibility for the parking (basement) could be done via the bottom of the street.

© Fabian Rouwette
© Fabian Rouwette

The interior presents an open space, around the patio and smaller office rooms, around the open space. The levels follow the slope of the street… The ground floor, as the 1st floor, present different levels. Thanks to these differences, the reception has a view on the 2 open spaces.

Elevation
Elevation

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