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A la Limite Residence / Atelier

  • 00:00 - 24 April, 2011
A la Limite Residence / Atelier
A la Limite Residence / Atelier, © Stéphane Spach
© Stéphane Spach

© Stéphane Spach © Stéphane Spach © Stéphane Spach © Stéphane Spach + 11

  • Architects

    Atelier - Jeanroy, Leduc, Riber architects
  • Location

    Sélestat, France
  • Engineer

    Gettec Bâtiment
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Text description provided by the architects. Experimenting a new compact housing concept in the middle of a private housing estate. A house which illustrates a new compact housing concept

© Stéphane Spach
© Stéphane Spach

Building an eco-aware house and proposing a new compact housing concept to return to a living closer to natural elements. The parcel-house argues in favor of:

© Stéphane Spach
© Stéphane Spach

- An evolution of the urban shape of housing estates using new house layout to make the neighbourhood denser.

- A new relationship between the living rooms and the outdoor spaces to better take benefit of the open garden and its seasonal evolution.

© Stéphane Spach
© Stéphane Spach

- An attention to bioclimatic principles to benefit from passive natural energies and complement energy saving technologies.

- An economical and thoughtful use of the construction materials, favouring eco-aware constructions.

© Stéphane Spach
© Stéphane Spach

The parcel-house is partly built on the lot limits, contrary to the classical layout of housing estates. It allows organizing the outdoor space with specific objectives directly linked to the interior spatial design. The inside hence extends into the natural plot made of four gardens with different purposes:

© Stéphane Spach
© Stéphane Spach

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Cite: "A la Limite Residence / Atelier" 24 Apr 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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