- Environnemental Engineering : bet Louis Choulet
- Building Cost : bet CS2N
- Client : Nièvre Habitat
- City : Fourchambault
- Country : France
The project is defined by a strong framework and visible public spaces that include the neighborhood in a fluid continuity between the Loire river and the woods.
At the edge of this continuum, the architectural supply is renewed and enriched on a domestic scale through various and unique architectural forms, synonymous with new ways of dwelling.
The articulation of constructed volumes forges a link between very different scales, without spliting houses and housing estate.
Constructions are proposed with a mesured density to provide the highest continuity between woods and neighborhood, and create an unifying landscape axis in varying sequences of ambience.
Each typology is adjusted to its specific situation while houses are arranged to preserve family privacy.
The architectural expression plays on a simple contrast between the minerality of white coated cellular concrete and the shimmering of metal.