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Calais, France

Arte Charpentier Architectes Unveils Plans for Calais Congress Centre

Nestled into the coastal landscape of Calais on the northern coast of France, Arte Charpentier Architectes have unveiled their design for the Calais Congress Centre, a hub for cultural and social activity in the bustling city. Located along the English Channel, the centre will provide remarkable views of the water and ships entering the city's commercial port. The curvilinear centre will mimic the lush green landscape while echoing the energy of the city with an asymmetrical, ethereal design which includes flexible public space, exhibition halls, meeting rooms, and two hotels all shrouded by an elegant curtain of glass.

Enter the Calais Cultural Centre with images and info after the break

The centre will feature panoramic coastal views. Image © Arte Charpentier ArchitectesInterior public spaces. Image © Arte Charpentier ArchitectesInterior cafe. Image © Arte Charpentier ArchitectesExterior plaza at night. Image © Arte Charpentier Architectes+ 10

ZAP'ADOS / Bang Architectes

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  • Architects: Bang Architectes
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  2760
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2011