The Kanoa tower is a project that fits into the vast urban development plan for the Island of Nantes. This is a very understated building, whose shape, worked to the extreme, is the main feature. To minimize the tower’s impact on the street, it was designed in a "boot" shape and discreetly covered in zinc, which was laid down in shingles to create a scaled effect. Inside, the lobby is notable for its functionality and the diversity of programs that can be offered simultaneously. This is a place for meetings and conviviality, where the structure’s modularity allows for many types of events thanks to its ephemeral boundaries. The walls of wooden cladding incidentally serve as a place to park bicycles in suspension, and provide residents with individual lockers in which to store helmets and miscellaneous equipment.
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