Olivier Palatre Architect

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PROJECTS

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SECOND CHANCE SCHOOL

SECOND CHANCE SCHOOL

external spaces
original passageway
climate plan for Paris
photovoltaic panels

This institution’s goal is to professionally and socially integrate 18 to 25 year-olds, just out of school and without a job.

The architectural intervention looked to highlight the existing building’s potential to offer a fulfilling environment to the students and an architectural identity to the school. The building has been redesigned : removal of the wooden floors, of a portion of the bearing walls, of the cover, of the technical equipment, and complete redesign of the façades. A training course room, an enterprise center and a computer room were added.
In the front, we surpassed the fire safety constraint by inserting an outside staircase served by passageways, external spaces dedicated to the students. The façade, created with metallic tubes and plates, is a reminder of train tracks.

Contracting owner : Ville de Paris, DDEE

Date : 2010
Project management : Olivier Palatre Architectes
Light designer : Franck Franjou
Engineering consultants : Cotec
Program : Redesign
Surface : 660 m²
Budget : 1 660 000 €

OTHER PROJECTS

Monceau apartment

Monceau apartment

65-unit housing complex

65-unit housing complex

Municipal Technical Center

Municipal Technical Center

Majestic Cinema

Majestic Cinema

Etoile voltaire

Etoile voltaire

Quai Deschamps

Quai Deschamps

Road building

Road building

Pollyonnay House

Pollyonnay House