Baulucken 2010 Competition

Within the framework of its 2010 edition «Baulücken» competition project, the City of Luxembourg has decided to have 4 residential blocks of flats built in Cessange, Rollingergrund and Weimerskirch/Kirchberg.
To do so, the City has launched a « competition for the design, construction and sale of dwellings on «Baulücken» plots of land belonging to the City of Luxembourg and made available on the basis of a hereditary lease».

From among 22 candidacy dossiers 8 were retained for a single winner:

the team formed by the architecture firm Steinmetz Demeyer / SIA and the promoter-building contractor Thomas & Piron.

 

ADDRESS
5/7 rue des Forains, 2 rue du Soleil,
39A rue de Cessange, 2 Val saint André

PURPOSE
Residential

DURATION OF CONSTRUCTION
2011-2016

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
AAA energy class, triple-glass wood /aluminum joinery, double-flux ventilation, floor heating, heat pump, solar panels…

The jury pointed out the following strong points :
– Good integration in the land and urban context adding value to the site while preserving the neighborhood’s character
– Contemporary architecture that is both legible and coherent
– The project’s innovating character expressed among other things by the subtle disposition of outside areas in natural sites with a complicated topography offering a maximum of pleasant outside areas usable by their future inhabitants
– A project that is functional both globally and at the level of the dwellings themselves
– Due respect of the PAG and building regulations
– Interesting quality/price relationship
– Passive construction

PARTNERS
Thomas & Piron
www.thomas-piron.lu
Ville de Luxembourg
www.vdl.lu

STRUCTURAL STABILITY SURVEYORS
SIX Consulting & Engineering
71, rue de Kleinbettingen
L-8436 Steinfort
ICB SàRL
8, avenue du Docteur Gaasch
L-4818 Rodange

SPECIAL TECHNICAL STUDIES BUREAU
COORTECHS
207, rue de Beggen
L-1221 Luxembourg
www.coortechs.lu

ARCHITECTS (Design)
STEINMETZDEMEYER
architectes urbanismes
8, rue Malakoff
L-2114 Luxembourg
www.stdm.lu

ARCHITECTS (Construction)
S.I.A. Société Internationale d’Achitecture
2, rue Marie Curie
L-8049 Strassen