peripheriques architectes + berranger & vincent: roller coaster
peripheriques architectes + berranger & vincent: roller coaster peripheriques architectes + berranger & vincent: roller coaster
jul 29, 2012

peripheriques architectes + berranger & vincent: roller coaster

’72 logements – roller coaster’ by peripheriques architectes + berranger & vincent architectes, nantes, franceimage © stéphane chalmeauall images courtesy of peripheriques architectes




paris-based peripheriques architectes and berranger & vincent architectes have recently completed ’72 logements – roller coaster’, an apartment block with 72 total units in nantes, france. a U-shaped building wraps a garden, allowing it to receive southern exposure as well as the inside of each of the dwellings. an irregularly  ramped roofline runs across the length of the structure, reaching its pinnacle at the 9th storey at the northern edge and sloping down to the 3rd to minimize to obstruction of daylight to the south and west elevations.


pearly-hued lacquered steel panels surface the facades and roof, shading from vibrant colors to grey shades according to luminosity and angles of viewing. wood and metal balconies animate the exterior with interaction between inhabitants. residences may overlookthe courtyard or the street, giving options for views with calm or lively activity.



image © stéphane chalmeau



image © stéphane chalmeau



image © stéphane chalmeau



image © stéphane chalmeau



image © stéphane chalmeau



site plan



floor plan / level 2












project info:

architect: peripheriques architectes – anne-francoise jumeau + emmanuelle marin + david trottin project manager: s. truchot, avec e. reiffers, c. porto, x. wang, t. dantec, s. le gallo architects: berranger & vincent architectes – stephanie vincent + jerome berranger project manager: antoine roy BET TCE: IOSIS centre ouest BET acoustique: PEUTZ & associes client: SNI grand ouest establishment program: 72 housing apartments, 2 activity locals area: 6 200m2 SHON (net floor area) location: llot E2, ile de nantes, nantes (44) cost: 6.75 M EUR, not including VAT (value of 01/2009) competition: june 2008 studies: 2008-2009 construction: ongoing hand over: 2012 photos: stephane chalmeau

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