French studio LCR Architectes have recently completed the design of a complex for the aeronautical industry group Thales, in the south of France. One major component of the site is the lake which is accompanied by thick and large vegetation — offering a green lung to the whole neighborhood.
This tertiary building by LCR architectes, limited to nine levels, is composed of two distinct volumes developed around a central core. It is characterized by a level of transparency over its entire height and has a uniformly tinted glass skin that smooths out the surface and ensures solar control.
正立面上的阳光阻断叶片创造出透明的动态效果、深度和视觉模糊/Sun blocker blades on the front facades create dynamic effects of transparency, depth and visual blurs
One characteristic aspect of the complex is the unique layout of sun blocker blades that make up the front skin, creating the desired graphic effect to blur the stratification of different office levels. Half of these elements are lacquered in white, and the other half in anthracite grey. This alternation is highlighted by the effects of light and shadow cast unto the blades. As a result, a dynamic depth can be perceived.
湖水作为基地的一个重要组成部分，为区域带来绿肺功能/The lake makes up a major component of the site, bringing in green lungs to the neighborhood