Prélude, Armagnac district, Bordeaux

This building stands at the front tip of the new Ilot d'Armagnac situated in a district under development near the Saint-Jean station in Bordeaux. The general shape of the building is derived from the complex lay of the plot. The addition of a supplementary fold puts the plot division to use to establish a formal system. The partial set-backs reduce the cast shadow of the building on the garden side and regulate the transition with the neighboring apartment buildings. The vertical breaks, several stories high, enliven the facade and echo the fragmentation in blocks of the neighboring constructions.

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