The Nemausus Social Housing project by Jean Nouvel was completed in , a time during which a massive amount of the population of. Building Type: 4-Storey Low-rise Social Housing Scheme. bullet, Completion: bullet, Total Floor Area: 10, m2. bullet, Architect: Jean Nouvel.

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Working-class districts, with the repetition of the minimum housing standard were the first response. There is also a large green space in between the two buildings for tenants to enjoy. For the load on each of them not too, Nouvel poses a counterweight system. The Nemausus Social Housing project by Jean Nouvel was completed ina time during which a massive amount of the population of France was moving from the rural outskirts to the more urban areas.

It was built in an industrial zone as part of a project to improve public housing in the area. Flexibility was created by dividing seventeen different modules for apartment layouts one-room studio, split-level, tri-level, etc Finally, all attempts to mimic the rest of the neighborhood through the materials used and the height of it.

Ie, it generates a transverse structure, which will hold the hand of a common movement, and the other the private courtyard of each house, making sure that both are balanced. In Nemausus, the architect tries to enhance the area, providing as much light, take the flow of air, and issues for the time seemed discredited, or neglected. Resting on these columns load-bearing walls that divide each apartment, which are repeated in the same way throughout the three floors.


The stairs are off from each building and have an independent steel structure. He raised the building up off the ground and used the space he gained for parking, which was a fairly revolutionary idea for the area.

In this case, open layout and semi-transparent partition, borrowed from office design, as well as multi-level strategy provide the basis of variety. The two volumes are based on a series of columns placed every five meters, which surround the parking space.

Newer Post Older Post Home. The complex housing Nemausus the challenge was much greater than just solving a whole. Nouvel was also able to add quite a bit of exterior space surrounding this building.

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The balconies provide outdoor living to the full: People really took to the Nemausus project because it was so dramatically different from any apartment building that had come before it. Also, many times these doors nemauuss double-height, so each person can break the stigma of homelessness among four walls, and open her apartment as if it were a simple curtain.

And a good apartment was inexpensive. Conway Lloyd Morgan — “The Nemausus social housing project has, since it was completed inbecome so well know that it is difficult to put its radical qualities into proper perspective.

But as Nouvel warrants, the set is designed from the inside out.

Nemausus Housing

Usually, when I think of using a boom lift, I think of construction workers nmeausus them when working on buildings. Building access is via stairs located on the common area of the half, separated from each ship.


Cookies We are using cookies to provide statistics that nemausis us give you the best experience of our site. The two buildings were laid out parallel to two rows of plane trees standing on partly sunken parking lots.

This reality is echoed in the designs of nemauuss era, and soon to appear for settlement proposals. Even though the core moved around in different apartments, those items were always together.

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It means all through-apartments, with double outlooks and the potential for crosscurrents to properly ventilate the space — a significant comfort factor in a Mediterranean climate. The only exception to the modulation of the walls nemaushs prepared every 5 meters, is in the center of the nave, where it is severely broken with two walls to find a shorter distance, and there put the elevators.

But the real concept stems from the need to define what is a good apartment.