Cité 12/14

A garden on street in flowerbeds, a garden in the back planted by fruit trees,
A way of reminding the wild orchards in the bottoms of coal tips arisen from the lunch breaks of the minors and from their thrown of kernels.

place : Lens (Pas-de-Calais French departement)
year : 2011
contracting authority : Soginorpa
mission : competition
surface : 3 hectares
cost of works : 14,1 M euros
team :
Praxys landscape architect (Thomas Boucher – Sylvie Gourio)
Pattou Tandem mandatory architect
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Cité Deblock

Construction of 80 housing units and renewal of 66 housings units of the Cité Deblock
Vegetal density and high quality exterior spaces help creating a shared and gardened landscape, would they be public gardens or private yards.

place : Noyelles-sous-Lens (Pas-de-Calais French departement)
year : 2012 – Competition winner
Ongoing study
contracting authority : SOGINORPA
cost of works : 12 M euros
mission : whole assignement
surface : 4 hectares (excluding roadways)
team :
Praxys mandatory landscape architect (Thomas Boucher – François Hérisset – Jean-François Gauthier)
TANDEM + mandatory architect


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