FRES Architectes : 9 logements sociaux

Avenue Netter, in the 12e district of Paris, a brand new building designed by the agency FRES Architects plays with the codes of its Haussmann neighbors. Discover a case study in reinterpreting vernacular architecture.

With its gray precast architectural concrete facade, the 64 building, avenue Arnold Netter Avenue, has everything to be one of the latest trendy hotels in the Capital ... if it was not actually a housing project commissioned by the lessor ELOGIE-SIEMP.

Designed on seven levels, the construction of a total of nine apartments - including 3 studios, 4 three-room and 2 four-room - was born "A reflection on how to build in a contemporary way in the historical continuity of Paris, in a neighborhood with a strong Haussmannian identity"explains the team of FRES Architects. As a result, Netter housing is a beautiful reinterpretation of vernacular architecture. Thus, levels and locations of the windows of the main facade are aligned with neighboring buildings, but revisited in the 21st century, thanks in particular to the use of prefabricated architectural concrete and the asymmetry of the oblique and particularly deep framing. The interior distribution is also a direct nod to the Haussmannian heritage, since in the case of through apartments, the living rooms are arranged on the street side while the rooms overlook the courtyard. In the center, "A wet core comprising bathroom, toilet and kitchen, around which people can turn" complete the program.

With this project, the designers say "Bet on the durability and capacity of the Haussmannian model to go through the ages". It looks like it's a success.

Project title : 9 social housing
City, Country: Paris (12e)
Mastery of work : FRES Architects
Area : 570 m2
Cost of works: 1 996 000 € HT
Calendar : Delivery August 2017

Photographs: Philippe Ruault and FRES Architects

The project is selected for les ArchiDesignclub Awards 2018 in the category Housing - Small collective

To learn more, visit ArchiDesignclub the Awards site et of FRES Architects 

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  • Guest - Rocío Martín Delgado

    A big trabajo

    à Málaga, Spain
  • Guest - Joncour Marie-Christine

    Superb! especially the large openings fit perfectly into the surrounding architecture!

  • Guest - BRACONOT Anne

    It's a great project! I vote for because I would like to live there!

    à 54830 Gerbéviller, France
  • Guest - Couillault Pascale

    Superb realization of this building perfectly integrated in a Haussmanian environment. The functional design of the apartments and the more bay windows generously receive light make these social housing apartments very welcoming.

    à Saussan, France
  • Beautiful facade alive and powerful. I'm your for this beautiful social housing project.

    à 92240 Malakoff, France
  • Guest - Perton

    I vote for this wonderful project that I will rush to see on the spot.

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