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A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea | Terrasse9

Concept & Competition A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea | Terrasse9

A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea | Terrasse9The block is within Nanterre’s municipal 9th Terrace, measuring around 113 meters by 21m wide. With the intention of avoiding an effect of mass, the building specifications describe procedures for the cutting and sequencing of volumes. To these various rules of building positioning, we propose a simple response: an organization of three principal volumes stemming from a large common base structure (ground floor + 3).

A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea | Terrasse9

© A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea

A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea | Terrasse9

© A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea

Their dimensions in design allow the development of the maximum quantity of residential housing and activity space, equipped with double orientation. One of the principal challenges of the project is the creation of a new identity for the neighborhood. This involves a coherent architectural expression distinguishing itself clearly from neighboring La Défense.

A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea | Terrasse9

© A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea

Location: France
Architect: A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea
Credits: A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea
Project name: Terrasse9
Status: planning process
Client: Bouygues Immobilier
Team: AZC/Bouygues Bâtiment/Cardonnel
Cost/Size: 20 M€ / 12 200m²
Program: 140 new residential housing units, cultural facility and business center
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