Villa Seres

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New Construction

  • Building Type : Isolated or semi-detached house
  • Construction Year : 2014
  • Delivery year : 2014
  • Address 1 - street : 59930 LA CHAPELLE D'ARMENTIèRE, France
  • Climate zone : [Cfb] Marine Mild Winter, warm summer, no dry season.

  • Net Floor Area : 80 m2
  • Construction/refurbishment cost : 70 000 €
  • Number of Dwelling : 1 Dwelling
  • Cost/m2 : 875 €/m2

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Certifications :

  • Primary energy need
    76 kWhep/
    (Calculation method : RT 2012 )
Energy consumption
Economical buildingBuilding
< 50A
51 à 90B
91 à 150C
151 à 230D
231 à 330E
331 à 450F
> 450G
Energy-intensive building

Wood show house for a residential subdivision project.

RT 2012 Modular timber construction by the Smart Module Business Concept

Sustainable development approach of the project owner

Nacarat is a developer fully committed to sustainable development. To do this, an ecodesign approach is systematically applied in all programs since 2011.

This project is a test project of the market's ability to foster modular timber construction, with high environmental performances, within a environement that usually is terribly conventional (detached houses subdivisions). This is also the first effective collaboration between Smart Module Concept, a subsidiary of Rabot Dutilleul who builds wooden buildings in a factory 4.0 and Nacarat, the developer pf the Rabot Dutilleul group. The project presented is the show house built in a few days. Another 21 houses of 80m² are still to be built yet.

Architectural description

With their wooden siding, the Seres Villas offer a contemporary architecture in perfect harmony with the green landscape with trees of the neighborhood. Covering an 80m² area, they generously open to the outside thanks to beautiful bay windows and all have a nice garden to relax with family.

Building users opinion

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If you had to do it again?

Smart Module Concept became subsidiary of Rabot Dutilleul, like Nacarat. The objective is indeed to deploy as much as possible to this industrial tool

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Contracting method


Energy consumption

  • 76,00 kWhep/
  • 37,00 kWhep/
  • RT 2012

    Heating: 46.9
    Hot water: 20.6
    Lighting: 4.0
    Auxiliary: 2.7

Real final energy consumption

    62,50 kWhef/

Envelope performance

  • 0,12 W.m-2.K-1
  • Structure
    Three dimensional timber construction system: 2 bunk modules of 5 m wide and 10.5 m long
    Factory Integration of thermal insulation in timber frame
    - significant reduction in thermal bridge, allowing living space gains.
    - Sound insulation: the housing structures are completely independent (no common party wall and floor).

    Facades coverings
    - Made of poplar treated by cross-linking, an ecological process that can make the wood exceptionally stable, durable and resistant. Wood protective treatments that meet the standards. Natural resistance and maintenance-free wood. Flat sheets of fiber cement.


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More information

Studies were carried out for a group of 4 houses during design stage. To date, only the show house has been delivered. The results presented are the worst values.


    • Others
    • Heat pump
    • Other hot water system
    • No cooling system
    • Humidity sensitive Air Handling Unit (Hygro B
    • No renewable energy systems

    Qualité de conception de l'enveloppe et confort de montage en usine assure l'étanchéité requise au moindre prix.

Urban environment

  • 105,00 m2
  • 60,00 %
  • Urban surroundings of Lille. New neighborhood with mixed typology.


    Hydro Front panel Copanel


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    FIBRE CEMENT SHEETS NEW GENERATION: tinted mass, high density (HD), doubly compressed, self-clavées and reinforced with mineralized cellulose fibers.

    Mineral facade panels for timber frames.

Construction and exploitation costs

  • 199 000

GHG emissions

  • 5,00 KgCO2/m2/an
  • LCA tool by CSTB: Elodie

Life Cycle Analysis

    Smart module concept offers space modules wood frame, three-dimensional, almost all of the construction is done in the factory, flooring, tiles, kitchen, bathroom, networks, valves, etc. Of the 18 professions that intervene during the construction of a house only 3 worked on the construction site. The timber used in the building is "Lamibois" and "I-shaped beams" in solid wood core particle. In walls, butted solid wood .

Reasons for participating in the competition(s)

​First RT2012 (French thermal regulation) house in a housing development project, using a revolutionary modular timber construction mode: Smart Module Concept.
Third Industrial Revolution: - Energy Efficiency- Circular Economy
Green Building Solutions Awards 2016

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Rodolphe Deborre

Directeur Innovation et Renaissance Ecologique

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