Installed in Douai in 1625, the Carmelite sisters lived there for almost 400 years, first in the Arsenal district, then in the premises of the Abbaye de Paix and finally in 1847 on rue de l'Arbre-sec.
After their departure from Douai for Saint-Amand in 2015, the monastery was acquired by the Habitat et Humanisme association to create an intergenerational residence of 37 housing units with a social vocation.
You will find out more about the project by going to the following address:
This achievement required major work started at the end of 2020.
The photos presented aim to bear witness to this passage, this transformation calling on the know-how of all the actors in this project, from design to completion.