Militaries Hosting / D.A Architectes

  • 13:00 - 23 March, 2016
Militaries Hosting / D.A Architectes, © Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer

© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer © Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer © Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer © Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer +19

  • Team

    Silvia Maciel / T.Quenault / A.Prunet
  • Graphic designer

    F.Cochet/Y.Orlic
  • Global engineering

    EPDC
  • Client

    State – Department of Defense
  • General contractor

    SRC
© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer

The project, located on the site of Percy Hospital in Clamart, is intended to injured militaries hosting coming back from conflicts areas and their families.

© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer

The use of a grouped house typology referring to the house imaginary gives the illusion of individuality and provides patients an escape from the hospital environment. 

© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer

To the East, implanted on a concrete base that puts the public space back, the family apartments are organized around a patio which promotes intimacy to the patients, essential in their recovering process.  

© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
Plan
Plan
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© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer

To the West, studios open widely to private terraces protected from prying eyes by wooden trellises.

© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer

In order to respond to environmental constraints and a difficult time limit, the building is built in prefabricated wooden structure for the upper part. It’s rest on a concrete base grouping technical spaces and services areas.

© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
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