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Maison + Agence / Hérard & da Costa

Maison + Agence / Hérard & da Costa

© Philippe Ruault © Julien Sage-Thomas© Philippe Ruault © Philippe Ruault + 26

Neuville-sur-Seine, France
© Julien Sage-Thomas
© Julien Sage-Thomas

Text description provided by the architects. The site faces the river Seine on an old pathway of kitchen gardens composed of narrow plots between the village's heart and the vineyard slopes of champagne.

There is an orchard at the back of the plot that we wanted to preserve at all costs.

© Philippe Ruault
© Philippe Ruault

Constrained by a terrain of 15 meters width, the building grows in length stopping before the orchard while following the movement of the vine rows perpendicular to the hill.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

We built a steel frame structure. Five spans of 6 meters by 7.5 meters covered alternately with transparent polycarbonate and aluminium sheets.

© Philippe Ruault
© Philippe Ruault

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Cite: "Maison + Agence / Hérard & da Costa" 09 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/545117/maison-agence-herard-and-da-costa> ISSN 0719-8884
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