Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
Groupe Scolaire Pasteur in Limeil-Brevannes, France by R2K Architectes
March 5th, 2013 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: R2K Architectes
The building is located in Limeil-Brevannes, near Paris. It Consists of three preschools and elementary schools of two. As the method of commissioning was used so called “design-build” system, Where the competition offers teams Both the building and all planes are fixed price. Beside schools, an apartment building of social housing flats of 46 was included to the competition program. Time for the competition was one month. The decision for the winner was made in April 2011 and the inauguration of the building was Held 18 months later. The building of the apartment building next starts in April.
The mayor of the city is politically left and COMMITTED with sustainable outcomes. He wanted to wooden Have schools and it was for him the hand Criteria, with urban issues When making the choice. As architects, we saw two issues in the work:
1. The new building Would have crucial meaning in redefining the future urban space of the city center. The town hall is facing the building in north and beside it will be the “media the que.” The southern side will be connected to a square Formed by new apartment buildings. The difference in latitude from north to south is 4 meters. By icts western side, the website connected to private house fabric.Nowadays, the area is scattered and we wanted to Achieve PRECISELY Formed urban spaces. The urban area Had the plan, purpose our proposal was very different from it.
2. As a school building, it is one of the biggest in France, around 1000 Pupils. We wanted to create for every school icts own identity and Its own community in the overall big frame. Each school is grouped around icts own courtyard. The schools are very Principally Following traditional classroom structure. They have a common library and restaurant, the goal will Was That every school ought to be icts own empire. Our goal was to connect inner and outer spaces seamlessly. Because of the way construction (Lingnotrend), the primary schedule is rationalistic.
Facts of the project: Place Limeil-Brevannes, France Size, 9500 m2, 5 schools, 50 classes with restaurant library and Budget, 18.6 milj. Euro Architect, R2K-architects, Grenoble, Veronique and Olavi Koponen Klimine, www.r2k architecte.com- Wood Engineer, Gaujard Technologies, Xavier Ceccarello Construction Holzbau Amann Paintings, Lauri Ahlgren Used wood, pine and spruce in construction, larch in exterior Thermally Treated and beech on terraces. Wood used 3000 m3. Grenoble 17.02.2013 Veronique Klimine, Olavi Koponen
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