peripheriques architectes combines housing types in paris
peripheriques architectes combines housing types in paris peripheriques architectes combines housing types in paris
jan 21, 2014

peripheriques architectes combines housing types in paris

peripheriques architectes combines grenelle housing in paris
image © sergio grazia
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the residential building designed by parisian firm peripheriques architectes combines both social housing and private units. situated between fremicourt street and boulevard de grenelle in paris, the structure’s orientation connects to neighboring gardens and helps to achieve a low energy consumption. on the boulevard side the mass is nine-levels high, while on the street it extends up to ten levels. the south facing rooms have outdoor balconies with pleasant views to the cityscape and adapting to the context’s constraints, creased façades delineate various openings. exterior walls have been treated in horizontal sheathing elements, incorporating the use of glass, anodized aluminum and wood in the garden part and finally enameled terracotta.


the energy efficient building combines both social housing and private units
image © sergio grazia


view looking up the colored façade
image © sergio grazia


the building is situated between fremicourt street and boulevard de grenelle in paris
image © sergio grazia


outdoor terrace with views of the surrounding cityscape
image © sergio grazia


wooden balcony
image © sergio grazia


interior view
image © sergio grazia


detail of the façade
image © periphériques architectes




plan first floor


plan eighth floor


cross section aa’



project info:


area: 2800 m² shon (net floor area)
location: 154/158 bvd de grenelle, paris 15éme, france
client: sci motte picquet grenelle c/o nexity seeri
cost: 5.35 m € not including vat (value of 2007)
competition: october 2007
studies: 2007-2011
construction: ongoing
completion: june 2013


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