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Gare TGV de Montpellier, Montpellier Railway Station / Marc Mimram

13:00 - 20 April, 2019
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Marc Mimram Reveals Design for New TGV Station in Montpellier

01:00 - 14 October, 2014
Marc Mimram Reveals Design for New TGV Station in Montpellier, Courtesy of Marc Mimram
Courtesy of Marc Mimram

Paris-based architecture and engineering firm Marc Mimram has been appointed to design a new TGV station in Montpellier, France. To be completed in late 2017, the station is intended to serve up to 3.5 million passengers a year by 2030, connecting with the existing Perpignan to Barcelona line, ultimately reducing the travel time between Paris and Barcelona.

The station's striking roof structure is composed of five 8 metre wide pleated shells, made from a fibre reinforced, ultra high performance concrete (UHPC). The high performance concrete combined with the pleated form allows the shells to be just 5-6 centimetres thick, with glass panes embedded directly into the concrete during casting.

Strasbourg School of Architecture / Marc Mimram

01:00 - 19 April, 2014
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  • Architects

  • Location

    4 Boulevard du Président Wilson, 67000 Strasbourg, France
  • Category

  • Area

    4500.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
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