Canopia

Bordeaux, France

The Canopia project located at the entrance of the new Saint-Jean train station district in Bordeaux, includes four collective buildings and activities on the ground floor which form a block. This buildings are designed in wooden structure.

 

In order to take advantage of Bordeaux climate, The Canopia project offers a variety of outdoor areas (hanging gardens, generous balconies to housing, vegetable gardens…) and extends the indoor experience to the outside of the habitat. Canopia is a review of contemporary expectations in terms of use and durability.

Competition
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Client — Pitch Promotion.
Architects — Nicolas Laisné, Dimitri Roussel, Sou Fujimoto Architects.
Project manager — Louis Bauchet.
Team — Victor Deplus.
Consultancy — Matis, Arcadis, Apave, Cabinet Faure, Le Sommer Environnement.
Perspective — Tamàs Fischer, Morph.
Model — Jean Louis Courtois.
Height — 50 m.
Environmental Approach — BBC, IGH bois, HQE Excellent, BREEAM very good.
Surface — 17 000 sqm.
Status — Competition 2016.