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Le Carré en Seine / PietriArchitectes

Le Carré en Seine / PietriArchitectes

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  • Client:Eiffage, COFFIM
  • Cost:21M€
  • Competition Winner:July 2009
  • Program:construction of 69 housing units (low energy consumption, French NF housing standards, HEQ) and a 175 bedroom residential hotel (low energy consumption, French NF housing standards, HEQ 7.0)
  • Country:France
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© Thierry Favatier
© Thierry Favatier

Master Plan
Master Plan

Located on the banks of the river Seine, facing Ile Saint-Germain, the project meets the requirements of highly demanding sustainable development specifications.

© Thierry Favatier
© Thierry Favatier

With their simple volumetry, the specificity of the housing units lies in the handling of the external spaces which extend beyond the facades to create zinc “boxes” positioned to take advantage of the views and sunlight.

The use of a concrete double wall providing both an attractive finish and insulation is a first for this type of high density programme. To ensure urban coherence, the residential hotel is constructed from the same materials. The three buildings create transparencies through a patio opening onto the river Seine.

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Address:Seine River, France

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Cite: "Le Carré en Seine / PietriArchitectes" 01 Mar 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/481281/le-carre-en-seine-pietriarchitectes> ISSN 0719-8884

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