26 Feb '15, 11am

#Luiis_3x ] MVRDV redesigns the Ilôt Vandamme mixed-use block in Paris: MVRDV has received a... [ #Luispokel ]

The architects are expected to reintroduce the human scale and “bring order to the complex building.” The existing shopping center facade will be replaced with glazed boxes of varying shapes, sizes, colors and materials. This will adjust the scale of the block to a more human scale and create flexible architecture which can be adjusted for different uses, since the facade modules were designed to be exchanged. The existing Bibliothèque Vandamme will move to the top of the building’s plinth while offices will be housed in a six-story block topped with roof terraces.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/mvrdv-redesigns-the-ilot-vandamme-mi...

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