Settled 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 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 with 37 social housing units.
You can learn more about this project at the following address :
This achievement requires major work, which began at the end of 2020.
The photos presented want to testify to this passage, this transformation calling on the know-how of all the actors of this project, from the conception to the realization.