Tam-Tam Housing in Bordeaux

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Tam-Tam Housing in Bordeaux

Contemporary Housing in France – design by B/NT architects

24 May 2017

Tam-Tam Housing

Design: B/NT architects

Location: Rue Lucie Aubrac, Bordeaux, 33-France

Tam-Tam Housing

Tam-Tam Housing

The concept behind the project for the ‘Tam Tam’ site is to bring to the fore the site’s former industrial heritage as a port, an integral part of the history of Bordeaux, in order to maintain its poetic spirit within an overall objective of sustainable development.

Tam-Tam Housing

Tam-Tam Housing

Tam-Tam Housing

Tam-Tam Housing

The use of height to emphasise the proximity of the bay and the water gives the apartments remarkable panoramic views. The architectural language exploits and reinterprets the dynamic historic codes of the site. The urban form takes its place whilst paying heed to the surroundings and position, whilst leaving the heart of the site open and green.

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Tam-Tam Housing Tam-Tam Housing

The circulation of air and light, subdivisions, orientations and the subtle relationship between public and private space are the main principles that have guided the building of these new homes. Separated into two areas by a footpath, the site’s position culminates in the new road: a ‘tower’ that stands out at the fifth floor, whilst the interior of the site is built on a more human scale of small houses, with ground floors that house bicycles and vehicles and the shared garden, which is visible from the footpath.

Tam-Tam Housing

Tam-Tam Housing

Tam-Tam Housing

The garden echoes the planted terraces that appear on each level as well as the numerous balconies. The main material is metal: solid and perforated, with sloping roofs and treated facades that run the length of the buildings, gratings, railings, balconies, staircases and open corridors visible from the exterior together creating a lively and animated appearance. A variety of materials and colours positioned randomly (blinds) make for an unusual and contemporary construction.

Tam-Tam Housing

Tam-Tam Housing

Tam-Tam Housing

Tam-Tam Housing

Tam-Tam Housing – Building Information

Program: 95 social housing units + 18 accession to home ownership units, garden and car park Architects: Agence Beckmann-N’Thépé (Paris, France) Client: Clairsienne (Bordeaux, France) Area: 5 035m² net floor area Cost: 7.3 M€ excl. VAT Delivery date: December 2016
Architectural design office team: Project managers: Hélène Méhats, Sibylle Poehler Architect: Marine Tenette
BET (technical design office) team: BET TCE (all building trades technical design office): BETRI / Thermal evaluation office: CP3E
Quality and technical building control: VERITAS
Health and safety coordinator: J. LALUT
Site manager: CEBATI
Building supervisor and coordinator : SODIGO
Special finishes and materials: Facade made from metallic cladding + insulating complex.

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