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A Bioclimatic House by a.typique Patrice Bideau – Auray

A Bioclimatic House by a.typique Patrice Bideau – Auray

In 2010, the plan started out as a house renovation.  However, when it was discovered that the state of the existing dwelling rendered this impossible, demolition and reconstruction became the point of departure for a new project.  The building plot is situated in a conservation area made up of medieval townhouses and various other period buildings overlooking the historic port of Saint Goustan where a famous historical figure, Benjamin Franklin, landed in 1776.

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Bioclimatic House in the Gulf of Morbihan

Bioclimatic House in the Gulf of Morbihan

The project to expand a recently acquired 1970s house began in July 2010 and was completed in the autumn of 2012.  In buying this house in BADEN, the owners wanted to adapt to a new life in the Morbihan by converting an existing dwelling into an energy efficient home using ecological building materials.  Close to the sea and an ideal base for sailing, the house was originally intended to be a holiday home.

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