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Muoto

Public Condenser | Low-cost flexible university building . Paris

muoto .  Public Condenser  Low-cost flexible university building . Paris (1)

Muoto architects . photos: © Maxime Delvaux . + Holcim Awards

The project is a public facility, situated on the new campus of Paris-Saclay. The building hosts a mix of activities including indoor and outdoor sports facilities, a restaurant, cafeteria, and various public spaces: a pedestrian square, street terraces, park areas for deliveries, bikes and cars. The building is organised vertically with its different activities superimposed on one another, using the roof as a panoramic playground for football and basketball games. The different areas are linked by an open staircase that allows independant accesses. The building takes the form of an urban shelf, a vertical public space, accessible to all campus visitors, day or night. Continue reading Muoto