Rovereaz Housing / LOCALARCHITECTURE

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/487374/rovereaz-housing-localarchitecture Clipboard Save this picture!© Mathieu Gafsou+ 16 Share Rovereaz Housing / LOCALARCHITECTURE Year:  Save this picture!© Mathieu Gafsou Save this picture!© Mathieu GafsouRecommended ProductsWoodAccoyaAccoya® CanalsCorporate ApplicationsULMA Architectural SolutionsPolymer Concrete Facade in UniEléctricaFiber Cements / CementsRieder GroupFacade Panels – concrete skinLocated on the border of the city of Lausanne, between the residential area of Chailly and the agricultural estate of Rovereaz, the new building stands on a steep plot planted with trees. To the south, the building benefits from an outstanding panoramic view on the Lake Geneva and on the Alps. Leaning along Rovereaz Road, the building displays a singular architectural shape determined by the triangular plot.Save this picture!© Mathieu GafsouOn the street side, facing north, the building reveals a relatively closed facade, with a verticality enhanced by the undulations of the facade material. A slight fold interrupts the facade’s rhythm and underlines the bending towards Rovereaz Road. The glazed staircase leading to the apartments partitions freely the volume of the building.Save this picture!Cross SectionsThe south facade offers long glazed and horizontal openings toward the landscape. The loggias alternate with the terraces as exterior extensions of the apartments.Save this picture!© Mathieu GafsouAt the sharpest angle of the plot’s westerly side, the thin and narrow sidewall rises vertically from the slope and asserts a strong and sculptural presence towards the city of Lausanne. Save this picture!© Mathieu GafsouEach apartment benefits from a distinct layout. The plans’ geometry results in fluid spaces and multiple perspectives. The serving areas are displayed along the staircase on the street side, thereby protecting the living rooms and the bedrooms oriented toward the garden and the landscape.Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanThe building’s structure consists of exposed concrete slabs and load-bearing walls. The raw concrete stairwell hollows out the volume and generates a cavity that follows the circulation leading to the apartments. The building’s facade is covered with a corrugated skin that alludes to the agricultural past of the estate of Rovereaz. The surface of the Eternit facade panels is protected against bad weather by a potato-juice-based coating. The more sophisticated sliding windows are made of stained spruce wood. They follow the horizontal divisions of the facade panels.Project gallerySee allShow lessTED Talk: How Architectural Innovations Migrate Across Borders / Teddy CruzVideosPeter’s House / Craig Steely ArchitectureSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Lausanne, SwitzerlandLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share “COPY” Housing ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/487374/rovereaz-housing-localarchitecture Clipboard Photographs Rovereaz Housing / LOCALARCHITECTURESave this projectSaveRovereaz Housing / LOCALARCHITECTURE Switzerland Year:  Projects photographs:  Mathieu GafsouPhotographs:  Mathieu GafsouCivil Engineer:BG Ingénieurs Conseils LausanneHvac Engineer:Equada, Stéphane Gaiffe La Chaux-de-FondsElectrical Engineer:Perrin & Spaeth RenensBuilding Surveyor:Roan Vallat PullyScreeds:Girard Ingénieur, La Tour-de-PeilzArchitects In Charge:Laurent Saurer, Manuel Bieler, Antoine Robert-Grandpierre, Elsa JejcicCity:LausanneCountry:SwitzerlandMore SpecsLess Specs CopyHousing•Lausanne, Switzerland 2014 Architects: LOCALARCHITECTURE Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” ArchDaily 2014 CopyAbout this officeLOCALARCHITECTUREOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingLausanneHousingResidentialSwitzerlandPublished on March 20, 2014Cite: “Rovereaz Housing / LOCALARCHITECTURE” 20 Mar 2014. 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Gardai swoop on Limerick criminal activity

first_imgWhatsApp Linkedin Advertisement Facebook Email As part of the national anti-crime strategy Operation Thor Gardai from Limerick have seized quantities of drugs and cash during a search operation targeting organised criminal groups in Limerick City.12 separate locations were searched during a planned operation involving Gardaí attached to the Limerick Divisional Drugs Squad, Detective and Crime Units, Divisional Traffic Corps, Regional Support Unit and other local units this Saturday afternoon. The locations searched included houses, derelict houses and waste lands.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Controlled drugs, including Cannabis Resin, Cocaine and Benzodiazepine with a combined estimated street value in excess of €80,000 (pending analysis), along with €13,000 in cash was seized during the searches. A number of shotgun cartridges were also recovered at one of the locations.No arrests were made during this phase of the investigation.center_img Print NewsBreaking newsGardai swoop on Limerick criminal activityBy Staff Reporter – November 14, 2015 624 Twitter Previous articleDusk Ahead ‘entre chien et loup’Next articleAn Evening with Mae Leonard Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ielast_img read more