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Quai aux grains - © Cro&Co
Quai aux grains - © Cro&Co
Quai aux grains - © Cro&Co
Quai aux grains - © Cro&Co

Quai aux grains

53 apartments and shops in Ivry-sur-Seine (94)

In the Confluence neighbourhood of Ivry-sur-Seine, on the eastern edge of Paris, a filter space is created between Rue Pierre Rigaud and the 53 apartments by means of a random assembly of perforated and screen-printed metal panels. A play on pixels alternating open, closed and semi-transparent reveals or conceals the lives of the inhabitants, according to its configuration. Positioned on the south-east side of the Quai aux Grains development, this low-energy building continues in the spirit of its contemporaneous neighbours, defining itself by this mesh that assures its identity.

Programme: 53 apartments and shops | Client: Ardissa-Brémond | Area: 4,900 m² | Urban planner: Archikubik | Architect: Cro&Co Architecture | Engineering and executive management: Snc Lavalin | Landscape designer: Marion Talagrand | HQE: Exendo | Completion: 2013 | Address: Zac Ivry Confluence, Ivry-sur-Seine (94)