The collective 4point5 Architects presents "Urban Ilot" his winning project design contest organized by Defacto street furniture, public institution responsible for managing the business district of La Défense. Designed by Gilles Lefevre and Leonardo Gugi this "Ilot Urban" is an architectural and modular consisting of strips of wood furniture. Extending over an area of 100m2, it offers an open and multi-purpose space 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 de la Defense during the first Biennale of street furniture of Defence on 29 March 2012 to 31 December 2012.
On this project, the 4point5 collective states:
"It consists of different bands sequences, each of them corresponding to one or more of the proposed uses. Thus the structure of the island 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 added value in this universe composed mainly of senior executives and receptive to this type of approach and wish to cultivate. Consider the maximum specific uses, the main strength of this project. idea that this concept was generally determined on the principle that structures in the district of La Défense are composed mainly of minerals such as cold glass, concrete. Betting against the foot, to contrast with the austere atmosphere was a solution that integrates the plant, warmer and rarer as ... d Where a plant storey block in the middle of mineral floor structure. "
For more information, visit the group 4point5.