The Sustainable Architecture By Frédéric Druot – The Project “Tour Bois De Prêtre”

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Frederic Drout talks about “Retrofit” and sustainability

Today’s is in our article about the revolutionary designer and architect Frederic Drout. He is known not only in architecture, but also in the social system he has also made a name.  His presentations always start with a pair of kissing.

So, he wants to refer to enjoy, where they can have the people through good design and sustainable architecture.


Frederic Drout very became known through the conversion of the residential building, which you see in the image below. It’s called tour Bois de Prêtre. He tells like this renovation work has meaning for his career.

Sustainable architecture – the project “Tour Bois de Prêtre” by Frédéric Druot

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He sees his work as a symbol for the following: the attitude towards urban life. The ability to convert already existing works of architecture; The desire to live more sustainably and to waste some more energy.

The author is obviously of the opinion that this can happen also outside the European context. He took part in an investigation into the extremely poor quarter Richina, one of the so-called favelas of Rio de Janeiro. A renovation of architecture wants to realizing there on this basis with few resources.

Architecture and sustainability

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Apartment in the city with green design

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Support social weak people

Drout’s projects are focused first and foremost on the needs of the most vulnerable people. It’s the little things. You want to build a terrace on which you can manage small production. Still, you can integrate an ergonomic kitchen to anywhere. Common areas in which more important activities despite lack of space can be realized, are also of fundamental importance.

Booth apartments with balcony

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Patio design ideas

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No demolition of buildings

It is said that it is sometimes easier to tear down a building and to build a whole new instead. This contradicts not only the philosophy of Drout and his company, but also the current eco-friendly trends in modern architecture.

Continue to plug in many dangers, because you also need to find accommodation for this time for families. This can lead to many other problems.

Such projects must be very successful not only in architectural terms. They have a social and conservation aspect. Last but not least, just a quarter like this, in which the favelas or tour are Bois de Prêtre, represent an important cultural heritage.

Green as a wall color

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Living room interior design ideas

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Bright and sunny

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Balcony plants create a homely atmosphere

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