Martel House

The plot is located in the old popular neighbourhood of « Amidonniers », between the Garonne and the Canal du Midi. This parcel of land is mainly occupied by a shed, the last element of a former foundry now converted into houses. The shed is a mixture of masonry columns and a workshop like facade facing the street, both of which combine to support a sloping steel roof framework. The industrial building is much damaged. It reflects the history of the site has a peculiar ambiance, and constitutes a vast void space offering interesting potential.