Project owner : Icade
Architects : Maud Caubet Architects - Quadri Fiore Architecture Group
Office space: (66,500 m²)
Delivery date: 2021
Location: Parc Nord district (Nanterre)
Located in Nanterre, between two RER stations (Nanterre Préfecture and Nanterre-La-Folie), Origine is strategically positioned in the extension of the La Défense business district. Integrated into a mixed-use complex forming an urban block open to the city, Origine is composed of two buildings built around a central garden. Its unique user services program makes Origine a building adapted to the uses of today and tomorrow.
Origine is distinguished by its innovative bioclimatic architecture, its mixed wood-concrete structure and its high level of certifications and labels. Geothermal energy, connection to urban heating networks, integrated photovoltaic panels, natural light, green roofs, rainwater recovery... Origine is naturally committed.
Origine is composed of two buildings with R+7 and R+8 floors, with a total surface area of 66,500 m². Origine has nearly 6,500 m² of landscaped areas: gardens, patios, loggias and terraces.
Certifications and labels: HQE Excellent, BREEAM Outstanding, E+C- level E3C2, BBCA Excellence, BEPOS Effinergie Excellent, WELL Gold, LEED Gold, R2S 3*, WiredScore Platinum, Ready to Osmoz, BiodiverCity
A word about the architects
The associated agencies, Maud Caubet Architects and Quadri Fiore Architecture, were inspired by the rocky islands of Ha Long Bay to design Origine and Nouvelle Vague. Maud Caubet Architects was founded by Maud Caubet in 2006. The Parisian architect is a graduate of the Beaux-Arts, the Royal Polytechnic School of Architecture in Stockholm and the Paris-La Villette School of Architecture. The firm has worked at La Défense on the Initiale tower and on the Nouvelle Vague housing building, adjacent to Origine. Quadri Fiore Architecture is led by architects Julie Muchir, Donatienne Jannel and Eric Rougeot. They have worked on numerous projects around the business district.