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d'Coque National Sports and Cultural Centre

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Roger Taillibert
 
location Luxembourg
function auditorium, exposition space, sport
contributed by pitufina13

Roger Taillibert built two sports and cultural centres on the Kirchberg in Luxembourg. Opened in 1982, the Olympic Pool is marked by its characteristic boat-like roofs, composed of concrete shells. For the neighbouring National Sports and Cultural Centre, named d'Coque, for which the first sod was turned on 15 December 1997, Roger Taillibert used a similar code of forms for the roof. This time he abandoned the concrete shells for laminated timber. The copper roofs (with a surface area of 20800 m2) cover the six shells of the ensemble. The multi-purpose centre was inaugurated on 8 June 2002.

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d'Coque National Sports and Cultural Centre
Address
Rue Léon Hengen 2
Luxembourg
http://www.coque.lu/
Project is public!
Completion 6- 2002
Cost € 75000000,-
ArchitectRoger Taillibert
 
Project ID 2991
Latitude/Longitude 49°37'25N 06°09'08E
Contributed by pitufina13
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