This 60-bed student accommodation is designed in the manner of a mechanical part whose beauty emerges from its compact and functional appearance.
We chose to maintain the infrastructure of the old coal bunker on site that was doomed to be demolished; it proved capable of carrying the light structure of the new building. This choice is economical due to its lessening of demolition and infrastructure costs, and environmental due to a carbon balance that improves and develops dry streams.
The image of the building is designed in two parts: "pebbles" and bits of "wood." The part of the building dressed in stamped concrete engages in a dialogue with the buildings of the adjoining residence. The wooden part faces the campus, old trees, and joggers who frolic in the park