AFAA Architecture : Le 208

In 208 Garibaldi in Lyon, in the district of La Part-Dieu, French second business center, Audart Philippe, Marc Poyet and Damien Favaro Architecture of AFAA conducted the 208, an office building in which the agency has Besides installing its offices.

Inaugurated on May 31, 1750 of the building m² Shon rises on 9 levels (6 floors, an attic and two parking levels below ground). At its peak, its volume is deformed to match the neighboring roof heights.

On this project, the agency says AFAA Architecture:

"A presence in heart agglomeration

AFAA moved in a popular area for real estate companies, thanks to its centrality and accessibility. Half a million trips it makes each day and there are a great range of services. The presence of Europe's largest interchange station and 1er European urban mall strengthens its role as the economic lung of the city.

A changing neighborhood

Taking place at the heart of the Part-Dieu, AFAA anticipates the future, the district will be a profound restructuring to remain competitive, and by 2017, a program office and hotel 90 000 m2 will offer to future investors. Garibaldi, currently dedicated to all-cars, is being redeveloped to provide more calm and encourage pedestrian and alternative modes.

The 208, stone facade and contemporary architecture
Built on a very constrained space, 208 Garibaldi Street deforms the top to retrieve the neighboring roof heights. The seven-storey building offers spacious and bright workspaces in contemporary architecture. His expressive facade stone allows it to integrate into the urban fabric while its large windows to coaching yellow give it a singular expression that speaks from the street. "

Photographs: Didier Boy de la Tour

To learn more, visit the site ofAFAA Architecture.

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