Dubarry Places of work / Taillandier Architectes Associés
Textual content description supplied by the architects. The « Dubarry » workplace block, situated within the Cartoucherie improvement, is ready on the northwestern fringe of the location alongside a taut curve that accompanies and attracts the pedestrian’s gaze in direction of the doorway of the plot. The undertaking opens as much as the south onto the pedestrian alleyway, creating a big landscaped inner-court backyard in continuity with block 1.3 (additionally constructed by TAA). The undertaking composes a balanced but various skyline while creating transparency between the encompassing streets and the landscaped inner-court backyard.
The workplace block consists of open-plan flooring accessed by a central stair and carry shaft. The city pointers of the event, in addition to the detailed plan of the native city regulation, dictate the implementation of the undertaking: alignment of the constructing on the roadside alongside the rue du TOEC and the rue du Mail, a diversified skyline starting from six to 12 tales above the bottom flooring, and a niche within the quantity on the higher ranges. The design of the undertaking on plot 1.2a is world: two distinct buildings articulated round a central forecourt and a beneficiant landscaped inner-court backyard.
The « Dubarry » consists of two distinct and complementary buildings. A curved constructing rising to 6 tales above the bottom flooring is counterbalanced by a extra slender quantity rising to eight tales above the bottom flooring, every constructing comprising a rooftop terrace on the highest flooring.
The bottom flooring creates a clear multi-functional plinth together with welcoming and convivial areas for the constructing occupants. The twin-aspect entrance forecourt is a transitional area between the road and the interior backyard that provides pedestrian and cycle paths, bike racks, and pedestrian hyperlinks to the opposite plots of the event. The 2 buildings of this undertaking operate independently, therefore the separation of two distinct administrative plots.
Every flooring plan is designed to maximise pure lighting with home windows on all 4 facades. Every degree consists of an open flooring plan together with personal loggias, protected by double facades to the southeast and southwest for optimum pure air flow while nonetheless providing solar safety. Solar safety on the northeast and northwestern facades is ensured by particular person inside solar blinds.
The bottom flooring includes the frequent areas of the undertaking similar to the doorway corridor, places of work, and automotive park entry. The underground automotive park, shared between the 2 buildings, is proscribed to the footprint of the constructing to maximise the unbuilt space. The interior backyard is a beneficiant, calm, and completely shared frequent space opening up in direction of plot 1.3.
A vertical grid of metallic sections of 25cm width composes the facades, powder coated in a deep gray tone. The spacing of the grid follows a width of 1,35m, a standard and optimized grid for workplace design. These identical sections additionally kind the horizontal traces of the grid however are spaced over two tales to intensify the verticality of the grid. Full-height glass panes span from flooring to ceiling and the sting of the ground slab is clad with an insulated metallic panel, powder coated in the identical deep gray tone.
All of the glass panels of the facades are outfitted with full-height exterior roll-screens to restrict glare and guarantee thermal safety. Every display is individually steered by an digital system linked to an anemometer and managed by a central technical administration system.
Rooftop terraces on the highest degree of every constructing provide sweeping viewpoints of the encompassing surroundings. The bottom flooring is basically glazed to open up views towards the interior backyard and the forecourt. The facade of the bottom flooring follows the identical 1,35m grid because the higher ranges.