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Reconstruction of the the Ederly People Association / Nicolas San Architecte

  • 01:00 - 25 March, 2014
Reconstruction of the the Ederly People Association / Nicolas San Architecte
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Text description provided by the architects. Densify a center of a village The town hall of Seysses wanted to rebuild the municipal senior citizen association premises, because it becomed too old and small. The choice of an abandoned urban plot is made, an associative room, replace clothes lines, containers and bins. The tiny size of the plot and its unique facade makes quickly raise the issue of the light and how to provide it.

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Floor Plan

Due to the orientations, we chose to use three types of light contribution. In the southwest, a completely glazed facade positioned behind rows of rough painted concrete blocks, in the southeast a shed to provide morning light and three skylights for a constant lighting.  The light captured and well guided can now allow the use of the main hall ... 

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Cite: "Reconstruction of the the Ederly People Association / Nicolas San Architecte" 25 Mar 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/489910/reconstruction-of-the-the-ederly-people-association-nicolas-san-architecte/> ISSN 0719-8884