ARCHITECTURE – Winy Maas came to Bordeaux this Thursday to defend the complex architecture of the Ilot Queyries building, on the right bank, which is causing a lot of talk
It is one of the buildings that most talk to Bordeaux. Particularly from the left bank, where we can see its whiteness bursting and its peaked roof protruding from the trees … The Ilot Queyries building, on the right bank, was officially completed on Thursday, announced the Dutch agency MVRDV of the architect The fault of the Maas, even if the delivery of the 282 apartments – including 128 social housing units – has been carried out gradually for several months already by the developer Kaufman & Broad.
This building, designed in partnership with architects premises Flint, is located at the heart of an ensemble made up of four buildings all produced by MVRDV alongside Joubert Architecture. Located at the limit but outside the perimeter of the ZAC Bastide-Niel [un projet de Bordeaux Métropole Aménagement coordonné par Winy Maas], Ilot Queyries, with its sloping roofs in order to provide maximum ventilation, natural light and sunshine to the building and to neighboring ones, served as a test for the Bastide-Niel master plan.
“It is these roof slopes that create a complex building”
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