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71 HOUSING UNITS IN A SOCIAL RESIDENCE // PETITDIDIERPRIOUX architects

Boulevard du Fort de Vaux, Paris, France

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The new Fort de Vaux 2 residence, located on a residual plot of land belonging to the client, contributes to reinterpreting the urban façade seen from Paris’s ring road.

© PETITDIDIERPRIOUX architects

© PETITDIDIERPRIOUX architects

© Pierre l'Excellent

© Pierre l'Excellent

The project is based on an ambitious approach for the construction of “small, high-quality buildings”.

© Pierre l'Excellent

© Pierre l'Excellent

© Pierre l'Excellent

© Pierre l'Excellent

The project comprises two volumes: a four-storey “strip” building with proportions similar to those of neighbouring buildings, and an eleven-storey “beacon” building, offering distant views over the town.

© Pierre l'Excellent

© Pierre l'Excellent

© Pierre l'Excellent

© Pierre l'Excellent

The monolithic vocabulary and the design of the structure create a specific language that defeats the limitations due to repeated window patterns typical of this type of programmes..

© Pierre l'Excellent

© Pierre l'Excellent

© Pierre l'Excellent

© Pierre l'Excellent

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