The architecture firm Vincent Callebaut Architecture of Paris-based ecological architect Vincent Callebaut, won a prestigious competition to revive the ancient National Baths of Aix-les-Bains.
Renewable Energy with Solar Photovoltaic, a Recycling Mini-Biomass Plant & Cogeneration with Rapeseed Oil
energy-generating model that supports the recommended carbon-neutral protocol of COP 21.
According to Callebaut, “The whole architectural project is the carrier of the new paradigms of our society. It offers future residents and visitors the opportunity to adopt new lifestyles that respect the environment, health, and urban well-being in order to simply live better. It is a resilient architecture, innervated by nature. It is an ode to biodiversity, renewable energies and the circular economy that advocates the construction of post-carbon, post-fossil, post-nuclear and even post-insecticidal cities.”
25,000 Energy-Producing Endemic Trees, Plants, and Shrubs
The main focus of the “Foam of Waves” is the restoration of the Revel, Princes, and Pellegrini structures while ensuring that proper respect is given to the actual Roman ruins. The architects of the firm designed a program for attracting not just the locals, but investors and tourists as well. It comprises a mixture of residential, educational, tourist, urban agricultural, and commercial spaces that will inject an energetic vibe to the area. Its scope involves more than 180 green sky-villas, a rooftop restaurant, wellbeing center, and an aquaponic farm to name a few.