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Refurbishment in Architecture

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Roche Residence / Atelier Archiplein

  • 00:00 - 14 March, 2010
Roche Residence / Atelier Archiplein
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Rochebaudin, France
  • Architect

    Atelier Archiplein
  • Client

    Mauricette Tracol
  • Budget

    300,000 euros
  • Area

    220.0 m2
  • Project Year


Text description provided by the architects. The goal, here, is to sublimate qualities and the feelings already present on the spot. The large gate is the basic element which generates the entire project: its symmetrical is deferred on the northern frontage generating a crossing tube of light. The limit between outside and interior disappears, operating the fusion of nature and built.

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The space of the ground thus illuminated contrast with the higher level which rather seeks the introversion and the shade to him. Two worlds cohabit, consequently how to consider their connection? It is the deformation of the higher floor which, conceptually, comes to find the ground and operates this transition.

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Cite: "Roche Residence / Atelier Archiplein" 14 Mar 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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