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  5. PHILIPPON - KALT Architects
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  7. Entre Deux Rives / PHILIPPON - KALT Architects

Entre Deux Rives / PHILIPPON - KALT Architects

  • 01:00 - 16 October, 2014
Entre Deux Rives / PHILIPPON - KALT Architects
Entre Deux Rives / PHILIPPON - KALT Architects, © Hervé Abbadie
© Hervé Abbadie

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© Hervé Abbadie
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Text description provided by the architects. The Entre Deux Rives housing project, developed by the agency Philippon-Kalt, announces the start of the new Ile-Saint-Denis riverside green neighbourhood. The development will revitalize a former industrial wasteland. It includes 165 homes in 8 buildings ranging from 3 and 7 floors, spread over 3 small blocks.

Site Plan
Site Plan

Living here means adopting an island identity, a mind-set specific to Ile-Saint-Denis. The building, within the green neighbourhood, has been developed as a shared space, to be invested collectively. Council and private housing share the same staircases.

© Hervé Abbadie
© Hervé Abbadie

Passages between blocks are designed to encourage meetings. Empty spaces invite residents to appropriate them; the loggia gardens can become a subject for discussions amongst neighbours. Shared spaces with wide windows and Persian blinds, and the low fences around the rolling gardens encourage openness to one another.

© Hervé Abbadie
© Hervé Abbadie

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Cite: "Entre Deux Rives / PHILIPPON - KALT Architects" 16 Oct 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884