jean-pierre lott's 'le stella' tower expresses fluid, ribbon-like facade in monaco
 

jean-pierre lott's 'le stella' tower expresses fluid, ribbon-like facade in monaco

jean-pierre lott architecte presents an ambitious new urban project ‘le stella,’ introducing a daring architectural sculpture in the heart of la condamine, monaco. rising above the principality’s historic shopping center, the multi-use tower is characterized by its fluid, rippling facade. the development is divided into two streamlined sections. a glass base rising two levels which houses business programming, a school, and offices. atop this base rises a great undulating tower clad in white mosaic which contains apartment units served by sinuous, exterior corridors.

jean-pierre lott's 'le stella' tower expresses fluid, ribbon-like facade in monaco
all images © aldo amoretti

 

 

jean-pierre lott architecte’s ‘le stella’ in monaco draws its strength from the abstract dichotomy of the base and tower. owing to its sculptural, ribbon-like geometries, the facade suggests rhythmic movement. while the curves and inflexions of the grid offer viewers an organic, ever-changing perspective of the building. a dynamic quality of light and shadow serves to exalt ‘the urban sculptural aspect’ of the project, made possible by the great white ribbon enclosure.

jean-pierre lott's 'le stella' tower expresses fluid, ribbon-like facade in monaco

 

 

distributed over sixteen levels, monaco’s le stella is divided horizontally into two distinct towers connected by high, exterior corridors. with this network of suspended footbridges, jean-pierre lott architecte generates a broad visual connection between the two tower blocks, while crossing them offers visitors and residents the opportunity to discover the city. each apartment unit is designed as a double height ‘tube apartments,’ spread across two levels in a single volume, with bedrooms situated at an interior mezzanine overlooking the living room.

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project info:

 

project title: le stella

architecture: jean-pierre lott architecte

location: la condamine, monaco

photographer: aldo amoretti

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