Urban Quartz Offices in Rennes, Brittany

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Urban Quartz Offices in Rennes

1 Sep 2020

Design: Hamonic+Masson & Associates

Location: Rennes, Brittany, France

Urban Quartz Offices Rennes

Photos by Takuji Shimmura and Stephane Chalmeau

Urban Quartz Offices

Near the Multimodal Exchange Center (railway-bus-metro-bus station), Urban Quartz is initiating the urban invention of EuroRennes. It is therefore taking advantage of the efficient transport network which serves the sector. The location, strategic for an office program, meets the conditions for an integrated and lively business sector.

Urban Quartz Offices Rennes

The urban development plan, drawn by FGP, is an invitation to a bold and radical architecture. Three chiseled buildings stand out in the railway landscape and change a regular simple skyline.All of the three buildings are shaped in a unique way, resembling a canyon, through which the urban space infiltrates and lead us to discover an unexpected wild garden.

Urban Quartz Offices Rennes

Urban Quartz Offices Rennes

This extraordinary experience offers a lively, generous and alternative interpretation of the office program. The three buildings each take their own shape and character, which distinguishes “Urban Quartz” in the city skyline. To adjust to each other and respond to their orientations, the three buildings transform, gain height or tilt, each turning towards urban breakthroughs.

Urban Quartz Offices Rennes

Urban Quartz Offices Rennes

This dynamic rhythm gives each volume its uniqueness and gives the whole a balance and coherence in its implementation.The three buildings were designed to provide great flexibility towards its occupuyers. They range from small start-ups to large companies. The introduction of three walkways connecting buildings 1 and 2 contributes to this idea of flexibility, thus making it possible to offer a variable current floor from 500 to 1000sqm of surface.

Urban Quartz Offices Rennes

Urban Quartz in Rennes, France – Building Information

Architects: Hamonic+Masson & Associates http://www.hamonic-masson.com/?lang=en

Urban Quartz construction in Rennes, France
îlot trigonne, ZAC EuroRennes, 35
Program: Construction of 14 000 m² of offices

Project management
Lead Architect: Hamonic+Masson & Associés
Associated architect: A/LTA Le Trionnaire – Le Chapelain
Project manager: ICADE + POSTIMMO
Engineering + Economist: BETOM
Acoustics: JP LAMOUREUX
Landscape: La Plage (Guillaume Derrien)
Environmental approach : ’NF HQE bâtiment Tertiaire’ : very efficient, BREEAM certified

Delivered: 2019
Gross floor area: 14 000 sqm
Cost: 19,4 million € HT

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Photos : Takuji Shimmura and Stephane Chalmeau

Urban Quartz Offices in Rennes, Brittany images / information received 010920 from Hamonic+Masson & Associates

Location: Rennes, France

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