Location10 Rue de Colmar, 75019 Paris, France
Architects in ChargeDavid Elalouf, Guillaume Prognon
Architects TeamDavid Elalouf, Guillaume Prognon, Guillaume Pelé, Damien Caron, Caroline Weill
BuilderZUB SA, Olivier Robert
Final Cost10 M€ / 13.7 M$ (Savings : -20%)
A residential building widely opened to the city. This building is designed to be perfectly integrated in its surroundings.
Each floor was conceived as a fragment of a city in which:
-The rooms, grouped in clusters of 2,3 or 5 units, would be like the city blocks
-The circulations would represent the streets
-The communal spaces overlook the urban landscape, the canal or the gardens and trees around.
Living in the building is like living in a liner as all the activities are spread over the 5 floors:
-Ground floor : main hall, living-space, animation space, restaurant, administration and doctors
-1st floor to 4th floor :, residents rooms, solariums-green houses, winter gardens and living spaces
-3rd floor, space for care and physiotherapy opened on the winter garden
-5th floor, hairdresser, balneotherapy, Snoezelen space, unit for special care and activities and a terrasse overlooking the city.
The rooms are designed as small housing units. Their facades are composed both inside and outside. Built-in furniture integrates a closet, shelves, storage, a window alcove and a bench for 3 guests.