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Quartier Des Modes

​An old hangar is turned into a communal building for young fashion designers.

Next to the eight studios, there is a shop, a café and a few private areas. The central space functions as a covered market square that can host several activities: catwalks, expositions, performances, ...
The carrying structure has been left intact. The warehouse is subdivided by concrete stone walls that do not touch the roof structure. This creates an enormous spaciousness. The red lighting connects the hangar to two smaller areas situated at the Avenue Jean Lebas.

public building

competition 1st prize
status completed - 2007
location Rue de l'Esperance, Roubaix, France
surface 1.800 m²
client Lille Metropole Communaute Urbaine
team Evert Crols, Dirk Engelen, Sven Grooten, Geert Verbruggen
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