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Project • By arkpabiApartments


This project includes a commercial space at street level and a house suspended and divided in two floors, the particular residence of an artist. Even if the volumes, for the mayority glazed, are "regular and orthogonal", "illuminate an explosive combination" say the architects. The thin columns create the impression of a dynamic relationship between volumes. The coating is realized of anodized aluminium panels covered with polyurethane. A solution that create a contrast between black and red surfaces. The architects are looking fir the "dematerialization" of what is still a geometric vocabulary, despite the many surprises that incite design. The lower glazed volume has internal mirror surfaces that contrast with the oak floors. On the upper... More

Project • By Philippon Kalt Architectes UrbanistesHousing

Social Residence ADOMA

A NATIONAL POLICY OF HOUSING REHABILITATIONAdoma manages 404 social residences in France. Formerly Sonacotra homes, these housing estates initially dedicated to migrant workers of the Maghreb or sub-Saharan origin started in the 1950s. The rooms, most often shared, welcomed 3 to 4 residents. The common lavatories gathered on each floor, and the shared kitchen allowed the inhabitants to meet and share meals.The population ageing and the need to bring old buildings to fire standards and provide disabled access have led Adoma management to re-examine their park.Construction / demolition operationsScheduled throughout France, they aim to improve the living environment of residents by relocating them on-site in studios and one-bed apar... More