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Ecole Normale House / FABRE/deMARIEN Architects

Ecole Normale House / FABRE/deMARIEN Architects
© Stéphane Chalmeau
© Stéphane Chalmeau
Bordeaux, France

© Stéphane Chalmeau© Stéphane Chalmeau© Stéphane Chalmeau© Stéphane Chalmeau+ 31

© Stéphane Chalmeau
© Stéphane Chalmeau

Text description provided by the architects. A house as a filter between a busy street and a quiet garden.

© Stéphane Chalmeau
© Stéphane Chalmeau

From the street, some steps and a brick façade as a protection. Light is coming from the slits. From the garden, an open façade with two generous windows of 10 meters wide. Inside, a large patio as a lantern and green lung brings light and natural ventilation to all rooms. Facing the house the long swimming pool cross the garden coming from the renovated annex.

© Stéphane Chalmeau
© Stéphane Chalmeau

The construction is simple using concrete and glass as main materials. Beam-column system, floor slab, steps, seat, and concrete shelves are sheltered by large window frames in aluminum giving all spaces an inside-out feeling.

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First Floor Plan

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Cite: "Ecole Normale House / FABRE/deMARIEN Architects" 08 Oct 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/435326/ecole-normale-house-fabre-demarien-architects> ISSN 0719-8884
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