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Poissy Galore / AWP + HHF

Poissy Galore / AWP + HHF

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Carrières-sous-Poissy, France
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project AWP, HHF
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2016
  • Photographer Created with Sketch.
  • Team AWP

    ARMENGAUD ARMENGAUD CIANCHETTA with Miguel La Parra Knapman, Gemma Guinovart and Helena Frigola, Juan Garrido, Ruth Grande, David Perez
  • Team HHF

    HERLACH HARTMANN FROMMENWILER with David Gregori y Ribes, Aleris Rogers, Philippe Guillod, Camille AØssaoui
  • Renders

    Saida Dalmau
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Text description provided by the architects. The series of buildings and pavilions are part of a new 113 hectare large public green space along the Seine river, in Carrière-Sous-Poissy, at the end station of the RER métro line A and close to Le Corbusier’s renowned Villa Savoye. The Park designed by Paris based landscape architects Agence TER will be an ecological showcase for local residents and a leisure destination for people living in and around Paris.

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The site of the project is exceptional. Along one edge is the Seine river. The presence of barges, fishing huts and houseboats, which have inhabited the site until now, has been a powerful source of inspiration. Along the other edge is nondescript, suburban detached housing. The design springs from a process of hybridization between these two existing habitat models: the floating barge and the archetypical suburban house.

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© Julien Lanoo
Site Plan
Site Plan
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Among other public infrastructures like a visitor’s center, a restaurant ("guinguette"), and an observatory, the competition brief included the construction of a museum to exhibit a large collection of insects, both living and conserved. For this the museum brief asked for public areas like exhibition spaces, an event hall and the welcoming area as well as for a series of non publicly accessible areas like offices, storage and designated spaces for raising different kind of insects.

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Floor Plan
Floor Plan
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With the exception of the observatory, which is a steel construction, the collection of pavilions and small "follies" is based on a modular wood system, repeating and combining different sized and angled timber frames. This approach allowed for interesting and unusual constructions, enabling a wide range of possible variations with a very limited number of elements. At the same time the relatively low priced construction method enabled the integration of local building know how and local companies.

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Address: Carrières-sous-Poissy, France

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Cite: "Poissy Galore / AWP + HHF" 09 Jan 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/802945/poissy-galore-awp-plus-hhf/> ISSN 0719-8884
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