Saint-Fargeau barracks in Ménilmontant
The Saint Fargeau command center includes the accommodation of firefighters, an infirmary, a gymnasium, collective catering, and all intervention services. The smallness of the plot led to the design of a suspended extension to free up the ground and free up large courtyards and gardens.
|Prefecture of Police of Paris
|The operation consists, on an occupied site, on the one hand of the renovation of a fire station dating from 1904, on the other hand of the creation of 45 housing units in a new building raised from the ground to allow release almost all of it for vehicle maneuvering.
|If the old building is reconfigured as close as possible to its original exterior state, it nevertheless houses new functions: sheds, military rooms, catering, training, etc. The bridge building in metal structure uses the traditional vocabulary of Haussmanian equipment and '' clings to neighboring buildings by two transitional volumes: the exercise tower and a block building whose stepped template reduces the impact of the neighboring R + 9.
|10 000 m2
|Yvan Icart, Associate architect
|AMO Prize 2000 Nomination Equerre d’Argent 2000 Photos: Gaston BERGERET and Jean Marie MONTHIERS