Some of the dwellings are duplex apartments. The flats, from T1 to T5, are running through. The living rooms, south-east oriented, are open on to an unoverlooked terrace, that can be fully closed in winter. These wintergardens, widely opened in summer, encourage a bioclimatic system by avoiding overheating problems with a natural ventilation, and create a buffer space in winter.
The construction is performing in terms of energy saving. The constructive system is mostly composed by industrialized elements. The project’s conception satisfies the requirements regarding the respect for the environment, the energy saving, and fits to the sustainable development philosophy, including the inhabitants quality of living as a main criteria.
59 dwellings, Mulhouse, France
Program: residential building
Engineers: H.N ingénierie, E.T.F ingénierie, CARDONNEL ingénierie
Area: 8,820 sqm
Cost: 5,75 M€ HT