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Apprentice Formation Centre / AIR

  • 00:00 - 3 November, 2009
Apprentice Formation Centre / AIR
Apprentice Formation Centre / AIR, © Denis Ferrattier
© Denis Ferrattier

© Denis Ferrattier © Denis Ferrattier © David Boureau © David Boureau + 16

  • Architects

      AIR / Cyrille Hanappe & Olivier Leclercq
  • Location

    Saint Maur des Fossés, France
  • Category

  • Project Team

     David Pereyron, Noémie Pons Rotbardt, Arthur Couprie
  • Engineers

  • Acoustic Consultant

     AYDA (Yves Dekeyrel)
  • Budget

     $4,6M Euro
  • Area

    0.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. The extension of the Apprentice Formation Center is a compact and economic building. It achieves the composition of the complex of the Chambre des Métiers of the Val-de-Marne Departement, near Paris.

© Denis Ferrattier
© Denis Ferrattier

The raw yellow concrete facade gives a clear identity to the building. It comes down on the ground and back up again the previously existing building, creating an open air sunny room, a generous public space linking the old and the new. On the existing building, the concrete defines an extension of the cafeteria.

© David Boureau
© David Boureau

In a game of inversion, the new building backs its concrete facade and is based on a complex steel structure. The long span (20m) of the plumbers workshop is assured with full height beam that frames the second floor. The triangulations of these beams give the diamond shape of the upper level windows and the inclination of the zinc.

© David Boureau
© David Boureau

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