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.

massimiliano + doriana fuksas: lyon confluence housing stacked and shifted building volumes

massimiliano + doriana fuksas: lyon confluence housingview of facade from the street

massimiliano + doriana fuksas: lyon confluence housing alley between two apartment buildings

massimiliano + doriana fuksas: lyon confluence housing facade detail

massimiliano + doriana fuksas: lyon confluence housing 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

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