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Residence Stephane Hessel / PLURIEL[LES] ARCHITECTES + Michaël PLACIDI ARCHITECTE

  • 02:00 - 31 October, 2017
Residence Stephane Hessel / PLURIEL[LES] ARCHITECTES + Michaël PLACIDI ARCHITECTE
Residence Stephane Hessel  / PLURIEL[LES] ARCHITECTES + Michaël PLACIDI ARCHITECTE, © Hervé Abbadie
© Hervé Abbadie

© Hervé Abbadie © Hervé Abbadie © Hervé Abbadie © Hervé Abbadie + 19

  • Client

    Meurthe et Moselle Habitat
  • Team

    GTM-HALLE + EOLE Engineering
  • Partner Architect

    Michaël PLACIDI
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© Hervé Abbadie
© Hervé Abbadie

Text description provided by the architects. The project consists in 19 social (low-cost) housing for senior and a common room, located in the middle of a city-garden, typical of the iron making tradition of East French departments.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

The plot is a strategic point in the district because of its location at the crossing of central streets.

© Hervé Abbadie
© Hervé Abbadie

The building strategy was focused on creating a protective cocoon for the elderly inhabitants but also, on recreating an urban solid structure for the neighborhood and, at a larger scale, for the district.

© Hervé Abbadie
© Hervé Abbadie

The project consists in four articulated blocks forming an “L”. A public square was proposed by the architects as a main entrance for the project, to create meeting places and urban valuables.  The common room is the building starting point with its   singular shape and higher volume overlooking the square.

© Hervé Abbadie
© Hervé Abbadie

Behind wooden fences, housing design is a contemporary reinterpretation of the semi-detached houses from the nearby surroundings: in form, materials and roofs presenting the two typical slopes of the regional architecture.

© Hervé Abbadie
© Hervé Abbadie

The program is organized along private alleys. The atmosphere between gardens aims to be warm and welcoming, inviting to gathering and discussion. A ‘petanque’ field and benches have also been fitted out.

© Hervé Abbadie
© Hervé Abbadie
Floor Plan
Floor Plan
© Hervé Abbadie
© Hervé Abbadie

Each dwelling includes common areas and bedrooms at the ground floor, suitable for seniors. A private garden and an entry terrace are also planed according to typologies.

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Cite: "Residence Stephane Hessel / PLURIEL[LES] ARCHITECTES + Michaël PLACIDI ARCHITECTE" 31 Oct 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/882566/residence-stephane-hessel-pluriel-les-architectes-plus-michael-placidi-architecte/> ISSN 0719-8884

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