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Calais Sporthall / RemingtonStyle

  • 01:00 - 13 March, 2011
Calais Sporthall / RemingtonStyle
Calais Sporthall / RemingtonStyle, © Clément Guillaume
© Clément Guillaume

© Clément Guillaume © Clément Guillaume © Clément Guillaume © Clément Guillaume +21

From the architect. The building is located in a renewed popular district in Calais, the Beau-Marais. Because of the existence of a lot of big housing buildings and the fact that the renewal lead the city to demolish some of them due to their bigness, the architects decided to create a folded façade to minimize the size of the sporthall. That way of modifying the scale of the building helped the transition between the popular district and a close and existing residential one. Indeed, the sporthall was an opportunity for the city of Calais to weave links between those two different districts.

The façade is build with a repetitive module of the same sized wooden panels. The dimension of the module is also used for windows on northern and eastern façades. There, the wooden panels is replaced with a glass sheet.

Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Calais Sporthall / RemingtonStyle" 13 Mar 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/118561/calais-sporthall-remingtonstyle/>
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9 Comments

Toma · March 14, 2011

My town too! haha! What a surprise!

Mr. Cheap · March 14, 2011

Finally a sports complex with some weight tectonically speaking.

Looks like it's gonna last forever.

Stuart Wheeler · March 14, 2011

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Travel Writer · March 14, 2011

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ArchitecturePassion · March 14, 2011

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architect barbe · March 14, 2011

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gani zakaria · March 14, 2011

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Monsieurzenein · March 14, 2011

My town in Archdaily ! Wow :)

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