360° View Tower by LAN Architecture in Nantes, France
project: 360° View TowerArchitects: area: Nantes, FranceArea: 373,830 sq.toes ground spacePhotographs through: Courtesy of
The 360° View Tower is an 18-tale tower located within the city of Nantes in France. It gives panoramic perspectives of the Brosette site with which the transformation of the Vincent-Gache street is entire. This present day venture turned into advanced and added by in April 2018.
LAN originated from the design of a grasp plan and the grand urban principles underpinning this project, and with the oﬃce as the lead contractor of a consortium of architects who have labored in this ensemble that allows you to alter paperwork and dimensions able to residence this system while strengthening the design of the general public area.
The web page is at the intersection of numerous formal structures: buildings courting from the 1970s condominiums primarily based on the model of massive housing projects or “estates,” an oﬃce complicated with courtyards and gardens which became never absolutely finished and the intervention of Alexandre Chemetoff, architect of the ﬁrst phase of the islands urban renewal. This heterogeneous context called for an approach bringing more brotherly love, as proposed by Anne-Mie Depuydt and Marcel Smets, the urban planners in rate of the Île de Nantes. for that reason, the brand new homes enclose the public area through growing fronts.
despite the reality this lot is totally privately owned, all of the out of doors spaces are open to the metropolis. The district having end up a wholly pedestrian zone is traversed by way of a vital road; the backbone of the island, it ends in the center area of the task : a wide plaza in front of the tower, now renamed the “360° View”, will become a public plaza ceded to the town.
The 360° View Tower represents the end and the start of the Brossette block. The building is the very best of all those comprising the Brossette metropolis block, culminating at fifty five meters with 18 memories above the ground ﬂoor. The 360° View Tower takes full gain of its top, opening broadly onto its context and particularly onto the Loire River and the city’s historical middle. The constructing serves as a sign for the improvement.
The venture is located on the northern end of the lot. It consists of seventy nine flats as well as commercial area at the floor ﬂoor. Beneﬁting from its splendid location on banks of the Loire, eighty four% of the apartments offer views overlooking the river, the last component (16%) being orientated in a southerly route overlooking the region Brossette.
The building’s structure (pressure-bearing façade + column and beam) allows for extraordinary ﬂexibility in ﬂoorplans, the distribution of typologies being adaptable in line with the necessities of destiny shoppers. The ﬂoor space committed to the housing a part of the program amounts to 4,821 m² of usable ﬂoor space.
most of the flats beneﬁt from spacious loggias, extending dwelling regions toward the outside. each condominium is organized round a large loggia, a proper extension of the indoors residing area toward the outside. they're set returned from one floor to the next.
In summer season, these loggias assist ensure air flow of the apartments. The ﬁxed cladding and the sliding shutters guarantee the privateness of loggias and offer protection from the wind.