JM0 open-space - transformation of a warehouse in offices/open space

JM0 open-space - transformation of a warehouse in offices/open space

Architect
FUSO | Atelier d'architectures
Location
6 rue Jean Martin, Saint Ouen (93), France | View Map
Project Year
2015
Category
Offices
Clement Guillaume
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrand
Curtain wall systemsSCHÜCO
Rubber floornora
Cross laminated Timber/load-bearing wallAGROP - NOVATOP
Office FurnitureFORMA5 / BISLEY
Acoustic panelsTexaa

Product Spec Sheet
Curtain wall systems
by SCHÜCO
Rubber floor
by nora
Cross laminated Timber/load-bearing wall
Office Furniture
Acoustic panels
by Texaa

JM0 open-space - transformation of a warehouse in offices/open space

FUSO | Atelier d'architectures as Architects

Located in the outskirts near Paris, the conversion of this 1800m2 former storage facility completes a long term reflection with management and users on the complete redevelopment of the premises allowing the company to welcome its subsidiaries on a site location strategically situated nearby the historic head office.


The transformation of a warehouse in offices immediately raises the question of natural lighting and thermal comfort. We considered the size of the volume (60m x 30m x 4.3m) and the scarcity of façade openings as so many positive constraints to structure the project in two main interventions: creating closed spaces using prefabricated timberand opening two exterior patios.


Favoring a playful and warm atmosphere, offices and meeting rooms are made of structural wooden panels. Prefabrication through digital machining of these elements enabled rapid implementation on site without the need for lifting equipment.


Acoustically treated, they structure the space without partitioning itin order to let natural light into the depth of the volume and answer technical constraints: networks, smoke control and free cooling.


Cutfrom the mass of the volume of the old storage room, the patios provide controlled natural light. Blurring the frontier between outdoor and indoorspaces, they offer aframing of the sky and highlight the depth and intimacy between open office spaces.


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