ArchiDesignClub Awards 2015 : La Catégorie Façades

Last step in the ArchiDesignClub Awards 2015, find the competing projects in the category fronts today. Among the selected projects, find the Hub CREATIC of Tetrarc, Residence Winoc Chocqueel D'houndt + Bajart, Caisse d'Epargne Midi-Pyrénées by Taillandier Architects, Galeries Lafayette by Manuelle Gautrand Rezo an office building by Anne Architectures DEMIANS and finally the Agglomeration of Lorient House by Jean de Giacinto.

Hub CREATIC, The Chantry (44) - Tetrarc


In the heart of the park of La Chantrerie innovations in Nantes, the architectural firm Tetrarc realized the Hub CREATIC. Incubator, nursery or hotel companies, this building facades a tonic yellow, aims to reflect the dynamism of its occupants.

Residence Winoc Chocqueel Tourcoing (59) - On houndt + Bajart

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This project led by the agency D'Houndt + Bajard was to rehabilitate and transform a building housing a school street Winoc Chocqueel in Tourcoing. Architects have requalified smooth facade by working on the moldings already in historical architecture. This expanded metal facade created an architectural event by a play of shadows and lights, a facet of plastic composition in subtle shades of gray that mark the presence in the street of an ambitious housing creation operation.

Caisse d'Epargne Midi-Pyrénées, Toulouse (31) - Taillandier Architects

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Taillandier Associates Architects has delivered the project of rehabilitation and expansion of the historic headquarters of the Caisse d'Epargne Midi-Pyrénées. The building Haussmann sees renovated and is completed by an extension made of perforated stainless steel panels randomly. The white stone and roofing slate and zinc interact with satin stainless treated to approximate the color of zinc. The Haussmann facade and street side setting value, while courtyard circulations are organized around two patios conducive to work and opening prospects.

Galeries Lafayette, Metz (57) - Manual Gautrand

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The architect Manuelle Gautrand completed the redevelopment of facades of Galeries Lafayette building in Metz. Strong element of the urban fabric, the store was wrapped in a stone facade very closed in on itself. The architect chose to create impressive marquise with reference to the glass works of the early twentieth century. The Marquise is developing along the three sides of the building, in a pleated glass flew a distance of nearly 120 meters.

Rezo, office building ZAC Saussure, Paris (75) - Architectures Anne Demians

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With 130 meters long, its 17 meters wide, the REZO building meets several peculiarities that oppose and add up. It reveals a strong, stocky template nuanced by a delicate shell that dresses over its entire surface. The texture of the shell that envelops all systems related to the thermal regulation of the building appears across a homogeneous gray-metallic material, sometimes smooth, sometimes perforated, sometimes raised ...

House Lorient Agglomeration (56) - Jean de Giacinto

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The architects Jean De Giacinto and Duncan Lewis have made the House of the Metropolitan City of Lorient. This monolith covered with a blue patchwork composed of wooden frames and colored glass, sits on the tip of the BIA Peristyle. In this project, each face of the cuboid is adorned with a façade different specifications depending on their orientation, while preserving the aesthetic uniformity.

The results of ArchiDesignClub 2015 Awards will be announced on Tuesday, March 03 2015, the Grand Hotel Intercontinental Paris Opera.

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