K project collective housing by berranger and vincent in france
K project collective housing by berranger and vincent in france K project collective housing by berranger and vincent in france
apr 30, 2013

K project collective housing by berranger and vincent in france

K project collective housing by berranger and vincent in franceall images © berranger and vincent architectes




in historic french brittany, a row of homes was created by imagining the built the space a set of habitable grooves. ‘project k’ by french firm berranger and vincent seeks to act as a transitional space between residential neighborhood and rural landscape, using a series of highly rational duplexes. the collective housing is linked primarily by green landings and shared gardens. generously glazed living areas are oriented to optimize daylight along an east-west axis. despite the exterior streamlined, multiplied volumes, interiors have flexible plans so as to maximize adaptability. the spatial organization of the dwelling is centered on a main gathering space whose openness counters the precise-edge of the tectonic skin that encloses it.


the developing site uses hard-edged forms and corrugated siding to articulate the tectonic character of the nieghborhood images © berranger and vincent architectes

small, regularly spaced homes update french domestic dwelling typology with materials and choice glazingimages © berranger and vincent architectes

view of a longer stretch of homesimages © berranger and vincent architectes


ground planimages © berranger and vincent architectes


the subtracted grooves in the block of space work in conjunction with passively ventilated sectional viewsimages © berranger and vincent architectes


renderings display the green ambition of the projectimages © berranger and vincent architectes


view of one of the shated spacesimages © berranger and vincent architectes

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