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  7. 241 Sports Center Hector Berlioz / Dietmar Feichtinger Architects

241 Sports Center Hector Berlioz / Dietmar Feichtinger Architects

  • 01:00 - 1 May, 2014
241 Sports Center Hector Berlioz / Dietmar Feichtinger Architects
241 Sports Center Hector Berlioz / Dietmar Feichtinger Architects, Courtesy of Dietmar Feichtinger Architects
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  • Architects

  • Location

    2 Bis Avenue de Paris, 94300 Vincennes, France
  • Project Team Leader Planning

    José Luis Fuentes
  • Team Competition

    Richard Würtz, Manuela Certan, Jennifer Goletz, Magdalena Zogorska
  • Team Planning And Site

    Pablo Valdivia
  • Area

    13256.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Engineers

    INGEROP, BET TCE, économie de la construction, acoustique et HQE.
  • Contractors

    GENETON Entreprise générale, SODELEC lot électricité, ERA lot carrelage, ARCHECO lot faux plafonds, SNIPCA lot CVC-Plomberie, ALMA lot ascenseur, SIMETAL lot serrurerie – metallerie, LAUBEUF lot Menuiseries exterieures, PROSPORT lot Sols sportifs, ATTEC lot etancheite.
  • Site Area

    1.437m2
  • Cubage

    92.778m3
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Text description provided by the architects. The insertion of the building in a complex urban area – with its residential buildings on one hand and the strong presence of the school on the other - asked for an architectural solution which guaranteed the projects visibility. Since the principal entrance is situated in a very small pathway, the new sports center had to be “announced” from the very extremities of the pathway while affirming its functional difference with the surrounding buildings.

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Courtesy of Dietmar Feichtinger Architects

The answer to this complex insertion was to create a sort of “showcase” for sports: the base of the ground floor is glazed and on top of it is put a copper covered volume. The copper skin adds depth and gives the building an elegant and light aspect.

Section
Section

The visibility of the new center is reinforced by the landscape planning of the pathway taking to the entrance. Red lines on the floor remind of an athletic field and invite to discover the glazed façade.

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Courtesy of Dietmar Feichtinger Architects

The base is illuminated at night creating a play of transparencies, the copper volume seems to float above it.

Plan
Plan

The new building offers specific rooms for various types of sport. Each room allows the practicing of activities in optimal conditions – natural day lighting, ventilation and acoustic treatment. The functioning of the equipment is optimized. Its unique entrance allows a central distribution of the different levels. The connections between the different rooms are short and clearly distributed.

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Cite: "241 Sports Center Hector Berlioz / Dietmar Feichtinger Architects" 01 May 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/501385/241-sports-center-hector-berlioz-dietmar-feichtinger-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884