The descent to the Beach – Le Portel
Edouard Sanville

The descent to the Beach – Le Portel

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The urban staircase and the new beach toilets aim to rethink the comfort and reception of users of the Le Portel seafront. The objective is to provide users with modern, comfortable, easy to maintain and accessible equipment. 

photo_credit Edouard Sanville
Edouard Sanville
photo_credit Edouard Sanville
Edouard Sanville

Located in the main access to Le Portel beach, the project leans onto the seaside facilities built during the reconstruction of the city at the end of the Second World War. The new sanitary facilities define a new architectural ensemble linking the main quay, the bandstand, the garage for the lifeguard's boat and the beach.

photo_credit Edouard Sanville
Edouard Sanville
photo_credit Edouard Sanville
Edouard Sanville

The project is characterized by its raw materiality adapted to the maritime context of the town : concrete, wood and steel. The new volumes echo with the materiality of the quay and the cliffs. A door system enables to modulate the access to the various equipment.

These new urban components create new links between the city and the beach while facilitating access to the town's seafront.

photo_credit Edouard Sanville
Edouard Sanville
photo_credit Edouard Sanville
Edouard Sanville

 

Material Used :
1. Novebat: Demolitions, Concrete construction
2. Eurescal: Metal framework, locksmithing, sanitary partitions
3. Delabie: Sanitary equipment (wall-mounted channel washbasin, WC, collective urinal... etc)  
4. Massaranduba: Terrace coating blade parquet Massif 
5. Bega: Lighting of the steps of the Portel 
6. Thermoclim: Sanitary, plumbing, electricity

Project Credits
Architects
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrand
LightingBEGA
Sanitary equipmentDELABIE
Sanitary, plumbing, electricityThermoClim
Product Spec Sheet
Lighting
by BEGA
Sanitary equipment
by DELABIE
Sanitary, plumbing, electricity
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