Wooden and low-carbon flats
Developer: Paris La Défense
Start of works: end of 2021
Handover: end of 2023
Number of units: 88
Type: studio to 5-room apartments
Features: Wooden and low-carbon flats
Offices, shops :
705 sq.m of commercial space
1724 sq.m. of office space on the ground and first floors
Location: at the corner of Rue Edouard Colonne and Avenue François Arago
Located in the Groues district in Nanterre, Flora is an ecological residence with a low carbon footprint ideally situated in the immediate vicinity of the future Nanterre-La-Folie station, the future RER E station and the L15 metro.
Its 88 flats, ranging from studios to 5-room units, will feature pleasant, generous outdoor spaces including terraces and balconies. Most of the flats are double- or triple-facing to let in as much natural light as possible.
Designed in CLT (Cross Laminated Timber), a natural renewable material, the interiors of Flora will offer a warm and cosy atmosphere with the cachet of exposed wood for all flats from 3 rooms upwards.
In addition to the charm it gives to the interior, wood is a real "well-being" ally in everyday life. A natural material, it purifies the air and, thanks to its hygrometric qualities, ensures that the air is neither too dry nor too humid. As an efficient insulator, wood provides excellent thermal insulation for perfect control of energy costs. It keeps the temperature pleasant in all seasons.
Thanks to the natural insulating properties of wood, reinforced by Woodeum's soundproofing technologies, the flats enjoy a high level of acoustic comfort.
Finally, the Flora building has been designed to minimise its carbon footprint as much as possible, both during construction and use.
Number of homes: 88
- 44 homes for free access
- 8 units for supervised access
- 10 units sold en bloc to INLI
- 26 social housing units sold en bloc to Hauts-de-Seine Habitat
- Garden on the ground floor: 107 sq.m.
- Shared terrace: 188 sq.m.
- Green roofs and terraces: 508 sq.m.
- The programme aims to obtain the following labels: BBCA, E+C-, NF Habitat HQE and HQE Bâtiment Durable 2016**.