Habiter la Forêt


Competition – Park & 800 units
Faiencerie Septfontaines, Luxembourg
ICN, Tralux, Besixred, Luxembourg, V&B
Land’Act – topio
61’500 m2
Delivered – Second price

More than a park, a destination…

Invited by Drees & Sommer, we competed for the rehabilitation and transformation of the site of Villeroy & Boch in Luxembourg.

The brief includes industrial buildings to be preserved, the gardens of the Château de Septfontaines, and 800 residential units to come, organized into 5 clusters.

Located in the north-west of Luxembourg in the Rollingergroud valley, the site is at the junction of the Bambesh forest and the Limpertsberg slopes.

Our vision was to offer a border landscape, a landscape rich in filtered light, a natural and flowering landscape in tension between two forests.

The landscape project consists of a cliff park, a major public square articulating the larger entities, few retention basins, the cheminee square, a neckless of community plaza and informal games, the residential gardens, and the gardens of the Septfontaines chateau.

Our proposal is oriented on the well-being, the sensory and the connection with nature.

« The site singularity is the setting, surrounded by forests and nature. We must propose an immersive nature, with its edges and sensitivity. »