Yin & Out

Location : Villeurbanne (69) France
Project : Urban project. Social housing,
25 apartments
Year : 2013
Context: Higher Architecture School of Lyon (project of semester 5_ 3rd year / class of
Alain Douanmanivanh)

As a response for todays research of new solutions to agriculture integration in urban space, this housing project is an experiment on the topic in the envelop of given urban form. From the formal posture, initial urban volume is split by the shared gardens space. The rift is endowed with various qualities. Besides the diversified appartements orientation and additional south façade, the interior façade could be appropriated by the residents, as being not “public” and oriented inside. Activities and services are located on the ground floor as well as on the roof, being accessible to public.