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      The building block is the first plot to be converted on the grounds of Lille Fives Cail Babcock , an old major historical industrial site in the North of France. It will accomodate a mix of housing and service flats together with some retail on the ground floor.

      Being the first project to be developed, we decided to treat the building as a single volume which should then become a reference for future developments of the industrial site, setting the guidelines for how to reconvert such heritage in an ecological and urban setting, while keeping in mind its social past.

      A large green void at the centre of the building, which follows the form and size of the factory’s formwork, recalls Flander’s old “beguinages” and acts as a protected space in which the inhabitants can meet in a quiet and peaceful atmosphere.

      The building block is the first plot to be converted on the grounds of Lille Fives Cail Babcock , an old major historical industrial site in the North of France. It will accomodate a mix …

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    • 2016214 Lille_FCB_lot 1

      competition, 1 prize, ongoing

      CityLille-Fives

      ProgramHousing tower of 68 units and housing block with 100 service flats

      Year2016

      Procedurecompetition, 1 prize

      Statusongoing

      ClientNexity, Naccarat

      Total floor area10 000 m2

      ArchitectsXDGA

      Structural engineerPROJEX

      Mechanical engineerPROJEX

      Surface site4800 m2

      Urban planL'AUC Paris