Bottière Chénaie Housing Complex (C3 no.408)


KAAN Architecten

C3 no.408 / pp.104-123 (20 pages)



Bottière Chénaie Housing Complex _ KAAN Architecten

Nantes, France, 2019

Monolithic concrete residentials accompanied by a cohesive repertoire of surfaces in north-eastern Nantes
Encircled by existing infrastructures such as a tramway, an old railway line and the major artery of Route de Sainte Luce, the site initially appears isolated from its surroundings. By proposing a balanced composition of volumes and bringing together mixed-use programs and public spaces, the architects have created a second urban focal point, along with the Place du Commandant Cousteau, in a mainly residential neighborhood. […]