1024 architecture: temporary restaurant on l'île seguin, paris
1024 architecture: temporary restaurant on l'île seguin, paris 1024 architecture: temporary restaurant on l'île seguin, paris
sep 14, 2011

1024 architecture: temporary restaurant on l'île seguin, paris

‘les grandes tables’ by 1024 architecture, boulogne-billancourt, france image © designboom




before its debut, designboom visited the ‘les grandes tables de l’île seguin‘, a temporary restaurant on seguin island in boulogne-billancourt, france, which officially opened to the public on september 12, 2011. french practice 1024 architecture has completed the ephemeral structure nestled within an extensive garden provides elevated views of the seine river and surrounding vegetation. after its two year lifespan, the delicate framework will be disassembled and removed without leaving a trace of its existence.


exterior view image © designboom




guests enter the interior and outdoor terrace dining areas through an open-air staircase or through the red elevator tower. steel tubes arranged and connected similar to construction scaffolding support and encase an elongated rectangular wooden volume. a translucent glass facade encompasses the outer shell and becomes a glowing lantern at night.



stairs to upper level image © designboom



entrance image © designboom



facade detail image © designboom



ground level corridor image © designboom



upper level corridor and elevator image © designboom



scaffolding structure wraps building image © designboom



entrance to restaurant from terrace image © designboom



entrance to terrace image © designboom



seating image © designboom



ceiling detail image © designboom



ribbon windows image © designboom



dining area image © designboom



view of the seine river and jean nouvel’s C1 building in the distance see designboom’s previous coverage of this project here. image © designboom



outdoor terrace seating image © designboom



view from the restaurant image © designboom



site approach image © designboom



view of building form landscape image © designboom



floor plan / level 0 image courtesy of 1024 architecture



section image courtesy of 1024 architecture



surrounding landscape image courtesy of 1024 architecture



exterior rendering image courtesy of 1024 architecture



exterior rendering image courtesy of 1024 architecture



surrounding landscape image courtesy of 1024 architecture



aerial view image courtesy of 1024 architecture



rendering at night image courtesy of 1024 architecture



project info:

type: architecture year: 2011 city: paris / ile seguin client: les grandes tables team: pierre schneider et françois wunschel (architectes) / stéphanie grimard (suivi du projet) / chloé riviere (stagiaire) / tijani loussaief (modélisation 3d) land area: 114.130 m2 building area: 301.00 m2 height: 6.15 m number of levels: 2

  • all these for only that ? tepecally french attitude … and results

    samdunn says:
  • this low-fi everywhere-by-anyone-to-build modest scaffolding structure has got something all those state of the art computer aided moldy accidents out there never will have: poetry!

    tico says:
  • Fortunately, the real buildong looks much better than the 3D Model. Despite the interior arrangement of the tables (wooden piece seems a bit narrow), i think the result is fantastic. Works pretty good with the surroundings.

    Fernando says:
  • don’t know about you, but I’m loving the house boat with the eliptical windows from the viewing deck. Can we see more of that?

    steve says:

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