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  7. Choisy le Roi Housing / Olivier Sinet + Benjamin Fleury

Choisy le Roi Housing / Olivier Sinet + Benjamin Fleury

  • 00:00 - 10 February, 2010
Choisy le Roi Housing / Olivier Sinet + Benjamin Fleury
Choisy le Roi Housing / Olivier Sinet + Benjamin Fleury, © Emmanuelle Blanc
© Emmanuelle Blanc

© Emmanuelle Blanc © Emmanuelle Blanc © Emmanuelle Blanc © Emmanuelle Blanc + 12

  • Architects

    Benjamin Fleury + Olivier Sinet architects
  • Location

    Choisy le Roi, France
  • Project Team

    Benjamin Fleury, Olivier Sinet
  • Client

    IDF Habitat
  • Budget

    3,050,000 Euros
  • Area

    2330.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. The outcome of a competition for young architects, the Workshop was entrusted the realization of a building of 28 housing in the Zac port at Choisy le Roi.

The plot, in border of park with a view of the Seine, benefits from a privileged situation.

floor plan
floor plan

- In the South, a linear element in touch with the street that creats the link with the architectural identity of city center (Clay siding and window vertically) as prescribed in the specifications of the architectural Zac.

- In the North, a plot freeing the surface on the ground necessary for the extension of the vegetation of the park to the front of the linear element, conferring the housing the the sensation to live within this green space. White Monolith tends to resume that of the big houses of bank of the Seine to anchor in the river landscape.

© Emmanuelle Blanc
© Emmanuelle Blanc

The plot of land being included in an easily flooded zone, the first level is uninhabitable Thus it shelters the hall and the car parks. It forms the base housing and its facades in stitch of steel establish(constitute) a support of vegetation in the continuity of the park.

© Emmanuelle Blanc
© Emmanuelle Blanc

All the housing is arranged with stays angle to create diagonal views towards the Seine through the park and alleys.

© Emmanuelle Blanc
© Emmanuelle Blanc

The totality of houses are completely handicapables and contain any terraces and storerooms.

70% of the bathrooms are lit and ventilated naturally as well as the total of the common surface.

© Emmanuelle Blanc
© Emmanuelle Blanc

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Olivier Sinet
Benjamin Fleury
Cite: "Choisy le Roi Housing / Olivier Sinet + Benjamin Fleury" 10 Feb 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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