2 En 1 : Intergenerational House / TICA architecture

2 En 1 : Intergenerational House / TICA architecture

2 En 1 : Intergenerational House / TICA architecture - Bed, Bedroom2 En 1 : Intergenerational House / TICA architecture - Table, Chair2 En 1 : Intergenerational House / TICA architecture - Windows, Bench, Facade2 En 1 : Intergenerational House / TICA architecture - Table, Lighting, Chair, Windows, Bedroom, Beam+ 15

Vaux-sur-Mer, France
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2 En 1 : Intergenerational House / TICA architecture - Table, Lighting, Chair, Windows, Bedroom, Beam
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Text description provided by the architects. The program aim to accommodate a place to leave for a four generation’s family. Two separated dwellings are created in the same building. They’re sharing spaces in between: the cave in the basement, the atelier on the ground floor and the upper terrace on the first floor. Those spaces provide privacy and acoustics qualities and in the same time, they allow crossing from a house to another.

2 En 1 : Intergenerational House / TICA architecture - Windows, Beam
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This building is settled in a narrow property in front of the sea. The volume organisation follows bioclimatic rules to take advantage of the environment. Density, south orientations, natural ventilation, geothermal energy taken from underground waterways and high level wall insulation are brought together to create an efficient building.

2 En 1 : Intergenerational House / TICA architecture - Windows
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The cross-laminated timber wall structure brings a pleasant wood atmosphere in the spaces.

2 En 1 : Intergenerational House / TICA architecture - Windows, Bench, Facade
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Rooms are very different from each other like the boat bunk beds or double bed alcove until the bedroom suite with terrace. Bathrooms are situated along the façade with a sea view.

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Wood details like useful wall partition between kitchen and living room, corridor’s lighting or sun shading sliding panels. Sailing cordage is used for balustrades and outside sliding sun shading.

2 En 1 : Intergenerational House / TICA architecture - Table, Chair
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Cite: "2 En 1 : Intergenerational House / TICA architecture" 01 Jan 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/583125/2-en-1-intergenerational-house-tica-architecture> ISSN 0719-8884

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