COCOON Post-natal care center at Paris XV, France
Program: Post-natal care center, 30 individual rooms hotel, common services
Client: COCOON POST NATAL CARE - PRIMONIAL REIM - SPIE BATIGNOLES
Area: 1600 sqm
Budget: 4M Year: 2015
The Cocoon Postnatal Care Center is wrapped into a sequency of gardens that follow the geometrical jig of the building on different heights embedded to each other. The whole set creates an intention of « fairy garden » atmosphere, with forest types of trees and vegetation, covering a timber cladding envelope.
Inside each of these garden terraces, the vegetation is contained into superimposed volumes of various dimensions, reproducing thus the entanglement of the gardens and construction at a smaller scale into the garden itself.
The façades are cladded with a thin wooden mesh. The choice of the material for the cladding allows a certain harmony of the building with its vegetal spaces, as well as a slight filtration of the light and views, added to the protection and thickness of the outdoor vegetations.