Athletes’ Village - Paris 2024 Olympic Games
Salem Mostefaoui

Athletes’ Village - Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Emmanuel Combarel, Dominique Marrec as Architects

OLYMPUS

The Malaparte house obsesses us, the unsurpassable absolute of a construction which makes the sky a home, relegating the constructed to the trivial, the common, the everyday life.

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Salem Mostefaoui
photo_credit Salem Mostefaoui
Salem Mostefaoui
photo_credit Salem Mostefaoui
Salem Mostefaoui
photo_credit Salem Mostefaoui
Salem Mostefaoui

Here, in the village, the building is seen as a topography, a mass belonging to the ground, telluric, mineral, an outgrowth of the ZAC plan to propose a sky, to reformulate a horizon. It is a question of constituting a geo-graphy by restricting oneself to the tenuous.

photo_credit Salem Mostefaoui
Salem Mostefaoui
photo_credit Salem Mostefaoui
Salem Mostefaoui
photo_credit Salem Mostefaoui
Salem Mostefaoui
photo_credit Salem Mostefaoui
Salem Mostefaoui

We propose a docile mountain, modeled by the 28 meters at the last accessible floor. A shoddy Olympus under control but which draws a linear path between earth and sky while not forgetting to serve each of its levels. The facades are therefore accessible : no need to enter the building to be in the place with the minimal promise of a sky or a celestial vault as a cover for

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