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25 Cradles Nursery / RMDM Architectes

  • 01:00 - 19 June, 2010
25 Cradles Nursery / RMDM Architectes
25 Cradles Nursery / RMDM Architectes, © Grégoire Vieille
© Grégoire Vieille

© Grégoire Vieille © Grégoire Vieille © Grégoire Vieille © Grégoire Vieille + 13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Passage des Tourelles 75020, Paris, France
  • Construction Engeneering

  • Client

    City of Paris - SLA XX
  • Cost

  • Area

    272.0 m2
  • Photographs

        Text description provided by the architects. How to synthesize a contextual, functional and aesthetic work through an architecture ?

        © Grégoire Vieille
        © Grégoire Vieille

        The confidential characteristic of the Passage des Tourelles in the XXth arrondissement of Paris led us to imagine an opened equipment of proximity, a “breathing area” at the heart of a dense urban tissue.

        © Grégoire Vieille
        © Grégoire Vieille

        The very particular presence of this nursery is expressed by a voluntarily marked architectural bias. An image shaped by the meeting of two entities where typologies, materials and asserted colours produce a reading which is simple, plural and sequential at the same time.

        © Grégoire Vieille
        © Grégoire Vieille

        Aligned on the passage, the superposition of monolithic volumes of stone anchors the project at the level of the public space. It receives the administration, the service premises and the technical parts. Stretched to the back of the lot, a second body which is widely glazed, weaved and coloured, welcomes the spaces for the children. In the corner that takes form therefore, opens an exterior protected area.

        © Grégoire Vieille
        © Grégoire Vieille

        A place that asserts its temper by either the dialogue and the interweaving of the architectures, or the material opposition and the colour complementarity.

        © Grégoire Vieille
        © Grégoire Vieille

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        Cite: "25 Cradles Nursery / RMDM Architectes" 19 Jun 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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