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Community Center Venarey-Les Laumes

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Dominique Coulon et Associes
 
location Venarey-Les Laumes
function community centre, culture, information centre, office, tourism
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The project stretches alongside the railway line in the small village of Venarey-Les Laumes, in Burgundy. The building, designated a centre for rural excellence, contains a number of different initiatives, including a tourist office, a conference and culture hall, a day nursery, and areas for older people. The task of the architect was to bring all these very different initiatives together in a single dynamic unit. The upper volume seems to float above an almost transparent plinth. Cantilevers accentuate the dissociation of the various folds, each fold producing a face which captures the low-angled light produced by the orientation of the building. The volumes of the project express its strong identity in the landscape; it stands like a marker of ambitious political determination.

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Only 300mts away from Bernard Tschumi’s Alésia Museum and Archaeological Park that commemorates the history of the battle between Julius Caesar and the Gauls in 52 B.C. http://www.alesia.com/ Project link : http://www.tschumi.com/projects/8/
Paris, France 12-Aug-16
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Community Center Venarey-Les Laumes
Address
Avenue de la gare
France
Project is public!
How to get there? by train : Gare des Laumes - Alésia by car GPS: 47.542928, 4.459087
Completion 3- 2015
Floor area/size 1646 m2
Cost € 3,-
ArchitectDominique Coulon et Associes
Client Ville de Venarey-Les Laumes
 
Project ID 19906
Latitude/Longitude 47°32'35N 04°27'38E
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