In 2012, Mars architectes was appointed by GECINA to make a study on all his Parisian property and to indentify the areas that could now be built on due to recent changes made to the local urbanization plan of Paris and to some french urbanization laws. This project is part of that study.
Finished in october 2020, it is located in the twelth district of Paris, on the ‘’avenue de Saint Mandé,’’ and enclosed at the heart of a block, surrounded by an appartment complex built in the 1970s.
The project makes it possibe to completely renew this site, and on
a more global level, to think about collective housing and about the environmental approach which are both renewed here in order to create a new sustainable urban pattern capable of qualitavely growing the city on walking in Paris, we sometimes catch a glimpse of its hidden side, when a partially opened porch unveils an unexpected richness, a calm and peaceful atmosphere, precious and vegetal, which gives a particular relish to Parisian heart of blocks.