Stendhal
by MUOTO

Stendhal, a project by MUOTO, responds to the challenge of combining three different programmes into one composite building.

MUOTO is an award winning french office. You can read their Boulogne School Group project here and watch their interview 'Going Public' here.

35 single family housing units, a 66 cradle nursery, a 59 spaces emergency shelter and 32 parking spaces.

The project stretches along Rue Stendhal in the North-East part of Paris.

The 20th arrondissement of Paris is internationally known for hosting the Père-Lachaise Cemetery, where one can find the graves of personalities and historical figures.

The building stands in dialogue with a large patch of grass covering two water tanks.

To orient the courtyard, balconies, and dwelling spaces relative to the sun, the project opens fully to the inside of the green space nearby.

This strategy is accompanied by a detailed breakdown of built volumes that preserve distant views to neighbouring condominiums and bring air and light to the new linear garden.

It aims to insert the building in both the composite skyline of the neighbourhood and in the great horizon of eastern Paris.

The organisation responds to all issues of coexistence between the three programs and their ability to benefit from the different qualities of the site.

Which include: protection, natural light for the nursery, independence, large outdoor spaces and lack of the centre for emergency shelter.

Clarity, compactness, multiple orientations and distant views to the dwellings.

The identity of the building holds to a system of outdoor sun blinds, differentiating the different programs while ensuring their distinct degrees of privacy.

Author MUOTO
Year 2009-2017
Location Paris, France
Client RIVP, Régie Immobilière de la Ville de Paris
Surface area 5180 m²
Budget 11 000 000 €
Consultants Fabrice Bougon, Bollinger & Grohmann,
Espace Temps, Nobatek
Photography Maxime Delvaux

Going public School Group in Boulogne Billancourt House of Chickens Graphic Designer's House Schoonschip A House with Four Gardens Casa del Búho A Guy, a Bulldog, an Edible Garden, and the Home they Share

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