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Hotels Accor / Arte Charpentier Architectes

  • 05:00 - 16 September, 2016
Hotels Accor / Arte Charpentier Architectes
Hotels Accor / Arte Charpentier Architectes, © Christophe Valtin
© Christophe Valtin
  • Design Department Structure

    Conception service consulting
  • Design Department Fluids

    CTH
  • Facades Specialist

    Façade 2000
  • Kitchen Specialist

    Axyal
  • Economist

    Simonneau Sarl
  • Lights Specialist

    Gilles Richard
  • Construction Company

    Eiffage Construction Val de Seine
  • Interior Spaces Decoration

    Ibis: Agence Blanchet d’Istria, Pullman: Christophe Pillet
  • AVA acoustique

    Acoustic specialists
  • Hotel ibis Styles

    8469 sqm floor area, 10 levels, 308 rooms of 17 m2
  • Hotel Pullman

    16486 sqm floor area, 10 levels, 294 rooms of 26 m², 10 suites of about 40 m2, 1 suite of 60 m² 1 restaurant of 116 spots on 250 m2 with a terrace, 1 lobby bar, 1 wellness center of 500 m², 1 600 m2 of business space including 13 modular rooms, 4 102 m² terrain, with 2 955 m² built and 1 147 m² of free space
© Christophe Valtin
© Christophe Valtin

Text description provided by the architects. Winner of a March 2011 competition hosted by the Paris Airports, on a 4 102 m² space, Arte Charpentier Architectes has designed two distinct hotels for the Accor group: a building housing an ibis Styles (308 rooms) hotel and a building for the prestigious Pullman (305 rooms) chain.

© Christophe Valtin
© Christophe Valtin

In front of the «Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle 1» RER A exit, they have been drawn in the same motion and offer an innovative architectural design. The two buildings’ facades have been treated in the same way:

- The color and materials have been picked for their brightness

- Silk-screened glass partially covers the glassing, drawing an aesthetic and modern checker board pattern. An optical illusion is thus created along the buildings’ frames.

- Thousands of LEDs create lines along the facades; they light the buildings up day and night.

The interspace between the hotels makes a friendly court partially protected by glass shaped petal flowers, real catalyst of the urban life.

© Christophe Valtin
© Christophe Valtin

Data volumes are subtly fragmented to break with the extremely dense nature of a program of this magnitude. The fluidity of the structure’s lines and curves also participate to that goal of lightening the frame. As a part of the project the firm also designed the landscapes, from gardening to soil treatment and public spaces.

© Christophe Valtin
© Christophe Valtin
Plan 1
Plan 1
© Christophe Valtin
© Christophe Valtin

The hotels create a strong visual impact, making this project a real «urban door». They help visitors orientate themselves while renewing Roissypole’s image.

© Christophe Valtin
© Christophe Valtin

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Cite: "Hotels Accor / Arte Charpentier Architectes" 16 Sep 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/795275/hotels-accor-arte-charpentier-architectes/> ISSN 0719-8884