Militaries Hosting / D.A Architectes

Militaries Hosting / D.A Architectes

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Clamart, France
  • Architects: D.A Architectes
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  970
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2015
  • Photographs Photographs:  Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
  • Team:Silvia Maciel / T.Quenault / A.Prunet
  • Graphic Designer:F.Cochet/Y.Orlic
  • Global Engineering:EPDC
  • Client:State – Department of Defense
  • General Contractor:SRC
  • City:Clamart
  • Country:France
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© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
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Text description provided by the architects. The project, located on the site of Percy Hospital in Clamart, is intended to injured militaries hosting coming back from conflicts areas and their families.

© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer

The use of a grouped house typology referring to the house imaginary gives the illusion of individuality and provides patients an escape from the hospital environment. 

© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer

To the East, implanted on a concrete base that puts the public space back, the family apartments are organized around a patio which promotes intimacy to the patients, essential in their recovering process.  

© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
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© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer

To the West, studios open widely to private terraces protected from prying eyes by wooden trellises.

© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer

In order to respond to environmental constraints and a difficult time limit, the building is built in prefabricated wooden structure for the upper part. It’s rest on a concrete base grouping technical spaces and services areas.

© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer
© Pedro Duque Estrada Meyer

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Address:Clamart, France

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Cite: "Militaries Hosting / D.A Architectes" 23 Mar 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/784053/militaries-hosting-da-architectes> ISSN 0719-8884
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