South / GENS

South / GENS - Image 2 of 20South / GENS - Facade, Glass, Handrail, BeamSouth / GENS - Windows, HandrailSouth / GENS - WindowsSouth / GENS - More Images+ 15

Velle-sur-Moselle, France
  • Architects: GENS
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  392
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Ludmilla Cerveny
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  EQUITONE
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South / GENS - Windows, Facade
© Ludmilla Cerveny

Text description provided by the architects. An enlightened public client committed to a contemporary program: senior or family housing, social diversity in a rural area to happen within a vacant farmhouse which he owns. The three outer façades of the end block are covered with fiber cement slate: local taste.

South / GENS - Windows
© Ludmilla Cerveny

The fourth inner façade, formed by pulling back the volume on the upper floors, is clad with aluminum when not glazed. It now faces south, solving the problem of the old farm being deep and dark.

South / GENS - Facade
© Ludmilla Cerveny
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South / GENS - Image 7 of 20
© Ludmilla Cerveny

This lighting device defines the quality of the upper dwellings. It establishes a unique that does not interfere with every day/banal character of the village.

South / GENS - Facade, Glass, Handrail, Beam
© Ludmilla Cerveny

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Cite: "South / GENS" 14 Apr 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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