massimiliano + doriana fuksas: lyon confluence housing
massimiliano + doriana fuksas: lyon confluence housing massimiliano + doriana fuksas: lyon confluence housing
aug 19, 2011

massimiliano + doriana fuksas: lyon confluence housing

‘lyon confluence housing’ by massimiliano fuksas architetto located in lyon, france images courtesy of massimiliano fuksas architetto




italian architects massimiliano and doriana fuksas of massimiliano fuksas architetto have completed the ‘lyon confluence housing’ located in lyon, france. bordered by two rivers, this residential block has unobstructed views of the vegetated hill of adjacent sainte-foy. the industrial form is comprised of shifted and rotated volumes responding to the areas past presence of stacked shipping containers.


the exterior is clad with varied materials providing a diverse appearance the facade’s reflection within the water ripples adding additional movement to the already dynamic environment. penetrations are staggered to prevent direct views into neighboring apartments. recessed voids provide terraces which overlook the nearby park and waterfront.

stacked and shifted building volumes

view of facade from the street

alley between two apartment buildings

facade detail

rendering of facade overlooking water



project info:


object: lyon confluence-housing project: massimiliano and doriana fuksas site: lyon, france client: bouwfonds marignan immobilier area: 55000-75000 mq type: realized project

  • Very beautiful and meaningful.[url=]Dich vu SEO[/url]

    N.H.LONG says:
  • as warm as living inside a fridge

    juliano says:
  • A failure of epic proportions..

    Arcus says:
  • Why do today condo buidings look like boxes one on top of others? And the cladding? Why?

    Fernando says:

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