The building sits on a west-facing corner, opposite a small urban park, wedged to some extent between its neighbours inside the block. The development has naturally espoused its location: a transparent construction where the views and orientation are turned towards the street, but also a construction wrapped in a mesh of metal and wood to protect the privacy of its inhabitants.
The building’s entrance is marked by a wide crack. The work of the artist Jean Glibert, a north-facing fluorescent orange wall diffuses a luminous halo into the crack, reinforcing the symbolism of the entrance.
The floors lead off corridors that open onto the inner courtyard of the block.
The ground floor is above street level and protected by slatted railings. Their height offers the tenant protection against curious passers-by.
At the higher floor levels, a cladding of logs structures the façade. The material and style tie in with the layout of the park.
This search for privacy means that the plans have been drawn up in such a way that the lounges open out completely laterally onto terraces while, overlooking the street, the logs filter the views. The roof railings are identical to those on the ground floor. The development contains two types of apartments: single-level apartments and two-storey duplexes.
No changes have been made to the colour of the materials used. The project also meets sustainability criteria.