Offices building secteur Vercors in Grenoble (38)Under construction
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Description Original Language (French)
In Grenoble, the relationship to the large landscape is essential, the flatness of the valley contrasts with a mountainous background, the relationships of scale are in high relief.
The topography invites itself. It is from geography and the great landscape that we sculpt the shape of the building. It is from a terrain model made of pronounced slopes and counter-slopes that we
let's organize a specific ground report. The result is an urban topography, a rock shape, a section of cliff, a dense, compact and dull levitating volume, touching the territory, a cantilevered mass carried by its thinnest extremity and held by its part. the most tenuous.
The roof facade is envisaged as the deployment of a landscape, an inclined plane which leads to a belvedere open to the large landscape. A path passes from floor to floor from the city floor to the top of the building, offering a route that connects all of the plateaus via a bucolic route. So I can access or leave my office by a path, a wide open staircase or a bank of elevators. Here everything is done to encourage gentle movement and allow fluid connection between the different levels. The platforms are connected by terraces, unenclosed staircases or even elevators. It’s about de-stratifying, encouraging exchanges and meetings, encouraging walking.
The tertiary part of the structure is levitating at a height of approximately 3 meters. A volume sways, redefining a paneling and marking the main entrance of the building with a vast canopy.