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Atelier 56S
by Atelier 56S

Atelier 56S by Atelier 56S
Fran├žois Dantart

Atelier 56S has created a light-filled extension for a headquarters office space in rural Brittany, France.

The project is an extension of the existing building, connected by a glass walkway and designed to provide a large floor area while preserving a maximum amount of free land. This allows the creation of a planted space between the existing and the new building.

Designed to evolve over time, the freestanding tray structure on the south side of the plot is set on a constructive framework of wooden posts and beams to allow for south-facing offices that benefit from the open views and light. The pre-aged wood sunshades and cladding shift according to the orientation of the sun, and are offset by a triple-glazed curtain wall which reflects the setting during the day and reveals the wooden floors in the evening.

This project has been longlisted in the business building category of Dezeen Awards 2022.

Architect: Atelier 56S

Project: Atelier 56S


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