The project is part of a large urban development operation. The siting site offers the opportunity to organize a federating public equipment that fully participates in the evolution of the neighborhood. On the street and the avenue, the school has a built front that extends on both sides of the plot around a heart of open islet and open to a public garden. This location makes it possible to strongly mark the entrance of the school complex and to affirm the public character of the equipment. It releases a generous heart of islet to benefit from large safe recreational spaces while enjoying views and perspectives on the surrounding urban landscape.
To respect the spirit and atmosphere sought by the City, we chose a so-called classical architecture. The massing, the ornamental elements and the choice of materials contribute to the integration of the building in this new district. The size of the building fits easily between future constructions.
The facades on the street are made up of basement stone and rendered concrete in floors. Vertically, large stone-framed embrasures punctuate these classically inspired façades. Stone cornices also contribute to the hierarchy of the facades.
Inside the islet, the south-facing facades are largely glazed but protected by planted spills. These spills allow to protect from the summer sun while enjoying the solar inputs in winter. Planted recreational spaces are gradually layered from the roof to the ground floor.