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  7. Headquarters ‘Le Duff Group’ / Ateliers 2/3/4/

Headquarters ‘Le Duff Group’ / Ateliers 2/3/4/

  • 13:00 - 24 March, 2017
Headquarters ‘Le Duff Group’ / Ateliers 2/3/4/
 Headquarters ‘Le Duff Group’ / Ateliers 2/3/4/, © Patrick Miara
© Patrick Miara

© Juan Sepulveda © Patrick Miara © Juan Sepulveda © Juan Sepulveda + 37

  • Architects

  • Location

    Rennes, France
  • Architect in Charge

    Olivier Arene
  • Design Team

    Jean-Baptiste Fauvel, Cristina Sanchez, Ana-Monica Stoinea, Edouard Marpillat, Olivia Medot, Valentin Bulté.
  • Area

    8932.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

        • Decoration

          Artdesk Group
        • Consultants

          Otèis / VS-A / Cabinet Collin / Elan / Acoustique Yves Hernot
        • Constructor

          Bouygues Construction Grand-Ouest
        • More Specs Less Specs
        © Juan Sepulveda
        © Juan Sepulveda

        Text description provided by the architects. The duplication and combination of a right-angle form defines the design intent of this company headquarters in proximity to the south entry to the City of Rennes where the environment is full of contradictions inspite of its strong landscape attributes.

        © Juan Sepulveda
        © Juan Sepulveda
        Section
        Section
        © Juan Sepulveda
        © Juan Sepulveda

        The lower right-angle sits as a socle; invites, welcomes and contains the visitor; and gives protection from the traffic noise of the bypass. In contact with the ground, its openings of simple proportions give the building its scale. Its sturdiness, its attachment are affirmed by bush hammered black concrete.

        © Patrick Miara
        © Patrick Miara
        Detail
        Detail
        © Juan Sepulveda
        © Juan Sepulveda

        The upper right-angle gives glimpses of the entry and the interior patio. It opens onto the general landscape. To affirm its lightness and deal with its hostile environment (noise, wind, sun), a screen-printed glazed skin filters the sun rays and accentuates the transientness sought in the upper volume.

        © Juan Sepulveda
        © Juan Sepulveda

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        Cite: " Headquarters ‘Le Duff Group’ / Ateliers 2/3/4/" 24 Mar 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/805740/headquarters-le-duff-group-ateliers-2-3-4/> ISSN 0719-8884

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