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Institut des Sciences Analytiques / Atelier Christian Hauvette + PARC Architectes

© Sébastien Morel
© Sébastien Morel

© Sébastien Morel © Sébastien Morel © Sébastien Morel © Sébastien Morel

  • Client: CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research)
  • Engineers: Batiserf, CET, Alain Mazet
© Sébastien Morel
© Sébastien Morel

From the architect. PARC Architectes has collaborated with Atelier Christian Hauvette on the Institut des Sciences Analytiques of Villeurbanne for the French National Center for Scientific Research. PARC Architectes supervised the building’s construction between 2010 and 2012.

© Sébastien Morel
© Sébastien Morel

The Institut des Sciences Analytiques houses offices and laboratory spaces equiped with special fluids engineering system for scientific research.

© Sébastien Morel
© Sébastien Morel

The building is designed as a tool for its users, emphasizing modularity and flexibility of the spaces. The convex facade of the building on the street side is a protecting architectural mesh made of perforated stainless steel. The structure of the building is made of prefabricated concrete gantries.

First Floor Plan
First Floor Plan
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