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DOUBLE SIDED CUBISM

TWO FACES OF THE SAME BUILDING

Dakar I Sénégal I 2016

 

1. to build a protected oasis

2. Rotation of the cube for more sunlight

3. To dig

4. to build some green spaces and terraces

This project is located in the urban area of Dakar called “Mamelles”,

on a 11.000 m2 plot of land, and aims to be a compelling spot for the

community and the neighbourhood.The concept is the oasis : a place where to find nature and to replenish oneself.

Following the concept the building raises on the perimeter of the plot,

leaving the inside open to host a green public space. Also the ground

floor is entirely dedicated to commercial use: shops, cafes, restaurants...

The aesthetic and energetic studies have led to rotating the outside

façades of 45°, facilitating this way natural ventilation and showing

different facets of the same façade.