The objective of the Specialized Reception Center is to welcome disabled adults with mental disabilities that may be accompanied by physical disabilities; The project aims to offer a support system combining the hospital experience with the values and practices of the social-medical sector and wishes to develop innovative responses for the well-being of the population received.

Strong points

  • Single-storey layout to facilitate the movement of residents
  • Treatment of circulations as living spaces to promote relations between staff and residents (views of the outside, natural lighting, alcoves with benches)
  • Strong identification of the heart of the establishment


  • QEB process
  • Natural lighting of all premises including circulation and dual orientation for living areas
  • Building flexibility and scalability
  • Double flow ventilation for common rooms
  • Alternative rainwater treatment by valleys and retention basins
  • Energy management
  • Solar production of domestic hot water
  • Architectural treatment of solar gain
  • Acoustic, hygrometric, visual and olfactory comfort