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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
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.

IFSante in Lille, France by Wonk architectes

 
June 6th, 2013 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Wonk architectes

The IFSanté is a 3200 square-meter Health Formation Institute building in Lomme, France, for the Catholic University. The site is near the Saint-Philibert Hospital and the subway, in a new neighborhood named “Humanicité” and composed of several open blocks crossed by a large pedestrian avenue.

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  • Architects: Wonk architectes
  • Project: IFSante
  • Location: Lille, France
  • Photography: Julien Lanoo
  • Program: Enseignement : formation universitaire d’infirmier et cadres de santé
  • Area: 3 200m²
  • Budget: 4 403 420.00 € HT
  • Client: SCI des Facultés Catholiques de Lille
  • Engineering: Projex Ingénierie, Diagobat, Daniel Caucheteux
  • Year: 2012

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The institute hosts 600 students and teaches a variety of medicine and health subjects. The project exhibits a tight simplicity that reflects the program informing about the internal configurations. The geometry is set on the northwest corner of the block,releasing an as generous as possible court. The project expresses various strata that are in dialogue with a heart open block.

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The controlled transparency of the ground floor gathers the court, the lobby and the cafeteria in a friendly place.A singular figure is expressed from different perspectives.The amphitheater, the library and rooms for practical work, specific program elements,are staged to distinguish the different polarities of the project.

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The cantilever of the amphitheater clearly designatesa protected entry. The planted roofs offer quiet spaces and draw the skyline in different levels. The facades materials,alternating glass and anodized aluminum,offer a subtle interplay of different transparencies bringing lot of natural light.

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Image Courtesy © julien lanoo

Image Courtesy © julien lanoo

Image Courtesy © julien lanoo

Image Courtesy © julien lanoo

Image Courtesy © julien lanoo

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Image Courtesy © julien lanoo

Image Courtesy © julien lanoo

Image Courtesy © julien lanoo

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Image Courtesy Wonk architectes

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