40 Housing units

Cesson-Sévigné (35)

Dolce vita

40 Housing units

Cesson-Sévigné (35)

This 40-unit apartment building is located on the "Les hauts de Grippé" housing estate on the immediate edge of the town of Cesson-Sévigné, a town in the Rennes urban area. Located on the outskirts of the Eastern ring road and the Porte de la Rigourdière interchange, the town of Cesson-Sévigné is one of the main gateways to the city of Rennes.
This strategic location requires a strong and emblematic response. The project of lot F13 translates, as much as the other lots, the general ambitions of the allotment: to be in immediate relation with the great landscape of the urban field of Bourgechevreuil in the North, and to maintain a connection with the activity zone of Rigourdière in the South. The balconies and terraces on the upper floors provide generous and qualitative outdoor extensions. Their architectural expression, resolutely horizontal, is displayed like large architectural lines drawn on the Cesson horizon. The project, although guided by simplicity, economy of means and sustainability, proposes a strong contemporary architectural identity. Fragmented, oriented, subjective, it evokes a new urban and architectural history of a district turned towards people and their uses. Here, la dolce-vita seems to manifest itself through the draped effect of the railings, fine protective filters of the private exterior spaces. The building is thus alive, light and airy.


40 social housing units

Type of mission
Complete (Design + Execution)

Project owner
Launey Group

Project management
Eric Bartolo BVAU-Bartolo Villemard Architecture Urbanisme associate 

Ouest structure (structure)
Icofluide (fluid)
Lemonier (economist)

Cesson-Sévigné (35)

Surface area
2 950 m² net floor area

Cost of construction
4 850 000 € before tax 


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