The hospital Saint-Michel of Paris was transformed into a village




INAUGURATION. BNP Paribas real Estate and the city of Paris inaugurated this June 26, 2017, the Village of Saint-Michel, built on the site of the former hospital in the 15th arrondissement of Paris. The architects François Leclerc, Laurent Niget and Gaëtan The Penhuel have made housing units, a crèche, a nursing home, and finally an operation that mixes and intergenerational.
At 33 rue Olivier de Serres in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, the site of the former hôpital Saint-Michel now welcomes 211 housing units, a crèche, a nursing home and several structures, medico-social, a social mix. Among the new occupants : adults, adolescents and children with mental disabilities, with autism, children who have difficulties that are so welcome on this place in operation since January of 2017, of which nearly 50 % of the structures are dedicated.

 

A project that is part of the new “strategy of disability, inclusion and universal accessibility”

 

After its presentation during the last Council of Paris, in march last, on the new “strategy of disability, inclusion and universal accessibility” for 2017-2021, the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo was held to inaugurate this Monday, June 27, 2017 a sample project mixed and intergenerational. A bold program developed by BNP Parisbas real Estate and designed by the architects, François Leclercq, Laurent Niget and Gaëtan The Penhuel.

 

“Village-Saint-Michel represents over 30,000 m2 of new construction, a size rare in the heart of Paris, commented Thierry Laroue-Pont, ceo of BNP Paribas Real Estate, in a press release. It fits perfectly into the legacy of the old hospital Saint-Michel, which has marked the history of the 15 th arrondissement. This operation also proves that BNP Paribas real Estate, as a promoter, has been able to reinvent and to complete the metamorphosis of a site that has welcomed of hospital operations for more than 120 years, from 1888 to 2009.” The 30,000 m2 of the site remained then abandoned and have been converted into a residential complex joint.

 

“With the other two masters of the works, the association of the Hospital Saint-Michel & Saint-Vincent, we have kept the philosophy of generosity on this site, which remains open to all”, said Thierry Laroue-Pont, ceo of BNP Paribas Real Estate during the inauguration. Before to emphasize that the quasi-totality of the operation is labelled BBC for its environmental quality.

 

211 rooms, including 118 social

 

In details, this long parcel landlocked, is home to 211 rooms, including 118 social, 80 rooms long-term care facilities accommodating the dependent elderly and a creche where 30% of the cradles are reserved for children with disabilities. This program also includes the institute medico-educational centre médico-psycho-pédagogique (CMPP) of 25 tickets each, and three care homes (FAM) of 93 rooms as well as spaces for shared services (cafeteria, hall association, chapel).

 

Finally, the commitment of the City of Paris has been able to maintain a activity of medico-social on the former site of the hospital as well as a housing project mixed, explained Anne Hidalgo. The project social and medico-social accounts for 50% of all of the real estate program. “When it comes to the most fragile of us, and found solutions for them, we made progress in society as a whole”, concluded on Monday, the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo.

 

To date, approximately 1,200 persons reside in this place, funded by public and private funds, where “300 net new jobs” have been created, has reported also a spokesman for the association of the Hospital Saint-Michel and Saint-Vincent, the owner of the land.

 

Check out page 2, the projects of the village “Saint-Michel” in the 15th arrondissement of Paris designed by the architects François Leclerc, Laurent Niget and Gaëtan The Penhuel.
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