Dance School Aurélie Dupont, Paris - architecture and design

Dance School Aurélie Dupont, Paris

Dance School Aurélie Dupont Building, Architect, Paris Opera Ballet Project, Image
Dance School Aurélie Dupont
Joinville-le-Pont Building, Paris, France ? design by Lankry Architectes
11 Aug 2019
Dance School Aurélie Dupont in Paris
Design: Lankry Architectes
New Dance School Aurélie Dupont at L’Ecole Municipale des Arts
Location: Espace Danse Aurélie Dupont, L’Ecole Municipale des Arts, Joinville-le-Pont, South East Paris, France

English text (scroll down for French):
This school is named after the French ballerina Aurélie Dupont, who retired in 2015 after 32 years at the Paris Opera. The building hosts a range of ballet, classical and jazz classes.
It is located in Joinville-le-Pont, a suburb in the southeast of the city. The folded tiles of perforated metal create a pattern of triangular facets. This faceted façade reminds me of the Paris Citreon building on the Champs Elysses.
This building squeezes into a narrow slot between a supermarket and a four-storey apartment building.
Photographs: Julien Lanoo

The dance school is set back slightly back from the street, breaking the continuous facade and creating a small forecourt in front of the building.

Each of the square aluminium panels is folded on the diagonal to create the three-dimension pattern across each of the building’s four walls.
X-shaped perforations in the golden-toned cladding allow light to filter into the dance studios while restricting views from the street. The architects describe th...

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