Redline by Pietri Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 23 Sep 2014 12:30 pm | Other

Redline is the name of an apartment building located in La Seyne-Sur-Mer, France which was designed in 2014 by the practice of Pietri Architects around a central courtyards with balconies to interact better with the outdoors.

The garden area offers a safe haven in the middle of the urban setting, while the balconies offer a view toward the sea. The inner part of the building contrasts the white finish of the exterior with an incision covered in bright pink and a ground plane to provide a frame of the view toward the bay of Toulon.

The courtyard separates two apartment wings and the urban conversion wants to provide additional homes into the redeveloped former shipyard district that was closed twenty five years ago. There are 59 apartments with different layouts that range from a simple studio to apartments with up to four bedrooms and the living areas have been arranged around five floor blocks with the ground floor left to host the parking lots and retail areas.

 

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