The City of Versailles, through its municipal social housing office, has launched a vast renovation plan for 1096 social housing units, divided into 22 buildings, in the Bernard de Jussieu district.
On behalf of Versailles Habitat and Grand Paris Habitat, Eiffage Construction is carrying out the renovation work on an occupied site for 1096 homes in four phases of work:
Phase 1 : June 2019 - September 2020
Phase 2 : June 2020 - July 2021
Phase 3 : January 2021 - December 2021
Phase 4 : October 2021 - April 2022.
The works started in June 2019 included the insulation of the building envelope (facades, external joinery, waterproofing), the creation or improvement of the ventilation of the dwellings, the bringing of the dwellings up to standard electrically, the replacement of individual gas boilers, the embellishment of the common parts, as well as the treatment of the surroundings and the reorganisation of the halls. The environmental labels obtained for this project, BBC Effinergie and HPE Rénovation, are in line with the Eiffage Group's ambitious environmental approach.
10 monumental murals to depict the nature and work of Bernard de Jussieu 10 renowned muralists - Aryz, Eron, Jade Rivera, Mona Caron, Pastel, Sainer, Seth, Telmo Miel, and Waone - were welcomed in residence and inspired by the themes of nature, animality and the history of the site to pay homage to the famous 17th century French botanist Bernard de Jussieu.
Bernard de Jussieu and his work on plant and animal species in the eponymous district. the eponymous district. These monumental frescoes are part of an area marked by market gardening, horticulture and landscaping. and landscaping. These works are true acts of commitment, honouring the district and its inhabitants by introducing art into the heart of their daily lives and transforming their place of life into a veritable meeting place for contemporary artistic creation, participating This is a direct contribution to the development of the city's cultural heritage, in line with one of the main themes of the urban project: "Versailles, city-nature".
Eiffage Construction's involvement in this project is in line with its mission as a Corporate Citizen. Eiffage Construction is strongly committed to CSR and aims to create projects that drive social change, such as the Bernard de Jussieu district, which introduces art into the daily lives of its residents and transforms their living space into a veritable meeting place for contemporary artistic creation, thereby contributing directly to the development of the city's cultural heritage.
This vast rehabilitation project for a 57000 m2; rental complex dating back to the 1960s was designed to improve thermal performance in order to meet the current aspirations of the inhabitants, both in terms of the building itself and the to meet the current aspirations of the inhabitants, both in terms of the building (rehabilitation of facades, thermal insulation, etc.) and the improvement of the external environment (better distinction between public and private spaces, parking, lighting, etc.).
In addition, the 10 frescoes have greatly contributed to the development of the city's cultural heritage, transforming this living space into a real meeting place for contemporary artistic creation.
Contractor : Eiffage Construction
Architects : ITHAQUES / Vincent Lavergne Architecture Urbanisme (VLAU)
General contractor : Eiffage Construction
Realization of the frescoes : Quai 36