The collective 4point5 Architects presents "Urban Ilot" his winning project design contest organized street furniture by Defacto, the public institution in charge of managing the business district of La Défense. Designed by Gilles Lefevre and Leonardo Gugi this "Ilot Urban" is an architectural furniture and modular consisting wood ribbons. Extending over an area of 100m2, it offers space open to multiple uses, to rest, to wait, to lunch, to sit, play. L'Ilot Urban and includes seating, views, plans, lighting, vegetation, trash cans for waste collection stage to host performances, etc..
This project will be exhibited on the Esplanade of Defense the Biennale 1st street furniture of Defence on 29 March 2012 to 31 December 2012.
On this project, the 4point5 collective states:
"It is comprised of sequences different bands, each of them corresponding to one or more of the proposed uses. Thus the structure of the block consists of different levels and sub-levels and found benches of different heights to land or rest or wait. You will also find tables to seat at lunch time employees and visitors. scenes, bleachers can accommodate ephemeral artistic and cultural events, while considered a true value in this universe composed mainly of executives and receptive to this type of approach and wish to cultivate. Consider the maximum specific uses executives, is the main strength of this project. idea that gen , Nera concept was determined on the assumption that the structures of La Défense are composed mainly of minerals such as cold glass, concrete. Bet against the foot, to contrast with the austere atmosphere was a solution that integrates the plant, warmer and rarer too ... where plant storey block in the middle of mineral floor structure. "
For more information, visit the group 4point5.