Faille Cachée des Marais Park Entrance / Martin Gaufryau + Quentin Barthe + Tom Patenotte

Faille Cachée des Marais Park Entrance / Martin Gaufryau + Quentin Barthe + Tom Patenotte

Faille Cachée des Marais Park Entrance / Martin Gaufryau + Quentin Barthe + Tom Patenotte - Exterior Photography, Fence, Forest, Garden, Handrail

Textual content description offered by the architects. The competitors organized by the city of Bourg-Saint-Maurice known as for the design of an architectural function that will symbolize the doorway to the park and would attempt to bridge two distinct landscapes, encouraging walkers to move from one by means of to the opposite. The proposed website is on the assembly level of two very disparate parts: an city sports activities floor and a park, each linked by a footbridge. The 2 environments, the constructed and the pure, are bodily separated by the Versoyen River.

Faille Cachée des Marais Park Entrance / Martin Gaufryau + Quentin Barthe + Tom Patenotte - Exterior Photography, Forest, Garden, Beam
Faille Cachée des Marais Park Entrance / Martin Gaufryau + Quentin Barthe + Tom Patenotte - Exterior Photography, Forest, Garden

It’s on the convergence of all these parts, bridge, river, plain, and park, that we selected to arrange, since it’s on the factors of confrontation between constrained heterogeneous areas that tasks make sense and reply greatest to the problems raised. You do not enter an out of doors house by means of a traditional door. The park has no ceiling, so the notion of a door must be re-examined and deconstructed by means of the expertise of passing by means of.

Faille Cachée des Marais Park Entrance / Martin Gaufryau + Quentin Barthe + Tom Patenotte - Image 17 of 25

The construction, constituted of native pine, consists of an meeting of vertical porticos, emphasizing the sleek, infinite slenderness of the bushes. This naked, radical framework evokes a levitating quantity. The structure creates a bodily response from the walkers, first by making them move beneath it after which by inviting them to boost their heads upwards. A bench, which varieties the challenge’s relationship to the bottom, permits them to sit down and ponder the sky by means of the hole overhead or the Marais panorama earlier than them.

Faille Cachée des Marais Park Entrance / Martin Gaufryau + Quentin Barthe + Tom Patenotte - Exterior Photography
Faille Cachée des Marais Park Entrance / Martin Gaufryau + Quentin Barthe + Tom Patenotte - Exterior Photography, Facade, Garden

Lastly, the development can accommodate shows corresponding to a map of the park and even, by utilizing a easy system of hooks, photographic exhibitions, and academic boards. This extremely organized and symbolic structural forest due to this fact serves a function and helps to re-establish a treasured, but endangered amenity: public signage. The challenge’s radical discretion manages to bridge the hole between the vernacular and the up to date, in line with Charlotte Perriand’s work at Les Arcs.

Faille Cachée des Marais Park Entrance / Martin Gaufryau + Quentin Barthe + Tom Patenotte - Exterior Photography
Faille Cachée des Marais Park Entrance / Martin Gaufryau + Quentin Barthe + Tom Patenotte - Exterior Photography