off architecture: jean moulin high school
 
off architecture: jean moulin high school off architecture: jean moulin high school
sep 15, 2009

off architecture: jean moulin high school

lycee jean moulin will be built into the hilly landscape of revin in france all images courtesy of off architecture

the architectural reconstruction project of lycee jean moulin in revin, france is to be completed by off architecture in association with duncan lewis scape architecture and jeans giacinto. located within a vast and undulating terrain with many curves, the architects want to install the new building into the topography of the landscape. they will utilize the constraints of the slope, so the school is elevated and recedes upwards, creating a pattern of movement. through incorporating the architecture into hilly surroundings, they want to ensure that the users of this new college will benefit from the natural qualities of the surrounding environment. the project is set to be completed for 2012.

an aerial view of the architecture’s receding layers

grass will be placed on the roofs of each level so that the building blends in with the green landscape appearing like a hill itself

the building blends into the surrounding flora and fauna of the valley

profile view of the elevated layers

a view of the building and the surrounding landscape from above plan of the building

a rendering of how the space will be divided – the right section of the building will predominantly be used as classrooms

an inside view of the school where natural sunlight floods through the windows

a view of the communal areas

rendering of the structural forms built into the hill

rendering of the structural forms built into the hill

rendering of the structural forms built into the hill

an aerial view of the site plan

  • Nice project, but where is it?

    claude corbier says:
  • claude,
    the project is located in revin, france.

    ridhika db says:
  • really cool! well done!

    t says:
  • I am allergic to grass! Can I get a waiver please! Actually, this is very well done in my ignorant opinion.

    Gary Reno says:
  • Incredible

    V says:
  • eco frindly total devine

    dinesh bhardwaj says:
  • stunning, transparent – congratulations

    anna.l says:

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