Construction of the Vindrac-Alayrac Culture Center / LETELIER ARCHITECTES

Construction of the Vindrac-Alayrac Culture Center / LETELIER ARCHITECTES

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  • Design Team : LETELLIER ARCHITECTES
  • Client : MAIRIE DE VINDRAC-ALAYRAC, Mairie de Vindrac-Alayrac
  • Bet Fluides : SATEC Ingénierie, SATEC Ingénierie
  • City : Vindrac-Alayrac
  • Country : France
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Construction of the Vindrac-Alayrac Culture Center / LETELIER ARCHITECTES - Exterior Photography, Windows
© Jacques Sierpinski

Text description provided by the architects. With a 15th century church, listed as a historic monument in 1927, the Letellier Architects agency seized this heritage opportunity to design the Vindrac-Alayrac House of Culture to enhance the very nature of the place: to stage its particularity.

Construction of the Vindrac-Alayrac Culture Center / LETELIER ARCHITECTES - Exterior Photography, Windows
© Jacques Sierpinski
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Construction of the Vindrac-Alayrac Culture Center / LETELIER ARCHITECTES - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade
© Jacques Sierpinski

To do this, preserving the precious remains (tombs found in the Merovingian cemetery) and beyond, making them the main actors in the scenography of the place was the essence of the project.

Construction of the Vindrac-Alayrac Culture Center / LETELIER ARCHITECTES - Exterior Photography, Windows, Brick, Facade
© Jacques Sierpinski

Thus, the treatment of the west facade focuses on the integration of these gabled sarcophagi through the reinterpretation of the crude steel funeral niches: a fire facade revealing witnesses of the past.

Construction of the Vindrac-Alayrac Culture Center / LETELIER ARCHITECTES - Exterior Photography, Forest, Garden
© Jacques Sierpinski

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Address:Le Bourg, 81170 Vindrac-Alayrac, France

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Cite: "Construction of the Vindrac-Alayrac Culture Center / LETELIER ARCHITECTES" 15 Nov 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/951217/construction-of-the-vindrac-alayrac-culture-center-letelier-architectes> ISSN 0719-8884

© Jacques Sierpinski

Vindrac-Alayrac 文化中心,教堂墓地改造 / LETELIER ARCHITECTES

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