It is with great sadness that we learned of the accidental death of Pierre-Antoine Sahuc.
We wish luck to the family in this unfair trial.
Work in progress
Facing the sea, the project is to include laboratories for Pierre and Marie Curie University, and an aquarium for the study of Mediterranean biotopes.
The work should be completed in 2016.
On the slopes
The building permit for a 96 rooms hotel in 2 Alps resort , Isère, has just been granted.
The building is an existing construction’s extension with a WOODEUM solution, processed in Cross Laminated Timber panels.
Construction will start in 2016.
Work in progress
The building permit for the house gilded concrete, Saint Cyr au Mont d'Or, has been granted after two years of instruction.
The composition of the golden concrete was developed with support from Lafarge concrete and SCBat company.
Leisure Facility / Givors / Rhône / France
The construction of a Leisure Facility Without Accommodation (ALSH) for the city of Givors, south of Lyon, has just been inaugurated. Placed on top of a hill, in the valley of Giers, the new building dominates the plain of Lyon. The project emphasizes the complicity and the dialogue with this remarkable landscape. It folows the folds of the natural site and dresses with large panels of solid wood.
Full photo report soon online.
Day Hospital / Clermont-Ferrand
We are winners, with Atelier Kiziltas, of the competition for the construction of social housings and a day hospital in Clermont-Ferrand.
The Project management is ensured by OPHIS. The hospital is managed by the UGECAM.
Gymnasium Hacine Cherifi / Rillieux La Pape / Lauréat WAN Wood Award 2015
The Hacine Cherifi gymnasium (1) forms part of the same development as the Paul Chevallier schools complex, another Tectoniques project for the town of Rillieux-La-Pape (69).
Next to the schools with their pleated, green roofs, its size makes it an imposing, yet silent, neighbour.
The building houses two sports halls and support services over a total surface area of 2,500 m2 with internal ceiling heights of 9 and 12 metres.
Faithful to the agency's values, the architecture uses a mixed wood/concrete structure without pretence or artifice, the wooden components being largely prefabricated.
The main structure is formed from a series of portal frames. These are composed of glue laminated spaced columns and beams with a span of 34 metres. The insulation consists of boxes filled straw.
WAN Wood Award 2015
(1) Hacine Cherifi is a boxer from the town who made history in 1998 at the Astroballe when he became the first French world Middleweight champion since Marcel Cerdan.
(2) Photographes: 11H45
Work in progress
wooden prefabricated housing / 5D process
The 60 homes in Rive-de-Gier in the Loire, for 3F - Immobilière Rhône-Alpes, welcome their first residents.
The components are prefabricated in workshops Ossabois process 5d according to the process, and are assembled in a few hours on site.
The works of envelopes and floors are prefabricated components macro 2D.
The bathrooms are prefabricated by Aqualogis / Subsidiary of Ossabois.
The full photo report will soon be online.
Wooden College, Besançon
After three years of work, a unifying, holistic project was delivered.
The new secondary school benefits from a more compact programme which offers gains in terms of quality of use and heating conservation.
This is the first wooden college built by the General Council of the Doubs.
Construction required 750 m3 of wood.
For this project, the agency Adelfo Scaranello is associated with the Tectoniques architectural firm.
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Iridescent and shiny
Infants' center in Autun just opened. Using wood as its basic construction material, with well-lit spaces, broad, open concourses and child-friendly ergonomics, our design is that of a placid, civilised form of architecture. The configuration of the project was largely influenced by bioclimatic considerations, notably that of keeping the building cool in summer.
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Thermal baths - Vals les Bains - Ardêche
To attract new customers, this ambitious project involves the creation of a wellness area and the complete renovation of the spa facilities.
The architecture of the existing equipment is complex and diverse.
We propose to find some peace and serenity, more in line with contemporary practices of wellness and hydrotherapy.
Work in progress
The 36 social housing units are constructed in Vauhallan / Essonne, for Opievoy.
The operation is performed with the Ossabois company working wooden prefabrication, with one hand 2D components for envelopes and floors
and secondly 3D toilet blocks. This construction method is developed by Ossabois under the heading 5D process.
DETAIL / Review of Structural Engineering and Architecture
The latest issue of the Review of Structural Engineering and Architecture DETAIL published a report on the Sports Hall in Rillieu-La-Pape.
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Work in progress
The Pré-Nouvel ecodistrict of Seyssins / Isère
The construction of the Pré-Nouvel ecodistrict of Seyssins between finals.
The project comprises 18 social housing units commissioned by Grenoble Habitat, and 47 others to be put on sale by Vinci Immobilier.
Legno Architettura 22
The latest issue of the Italian magazine Architettura Legno published an interview-portrait of the agency and a folder on the Chérifi Gymnasium.
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A wooden tower in Bordeaux sky
This project responds to a call for tenders from Bordeaux-Euratlantique planner, concerning 8.4 sector of the ZAC Saint Jean Belcier.
The islet 8.4. is centrally located in the ZAC perimeter.
The 105 meters high wooden constructed tower hosts housings.
We have designed this project, with FabriqA architects, Pyrénées-Charpente, and Frame concept engineers, for our client Nouvel Habitat.
Three competitions for schools recently visited, in Juvignac (Herault), Grézieu (Rhône) and Vaulnaveys (Isère).
Wooden heart / metal skin
The Community of Communes Champagnole Porte du Jura has appointed laureate our project for the new school.
Built of wood, the project develops on the ground floor around a courtyard.
The new school offers a protector of life and preserved from the tumult of the outside world, with peaceful and caring indoor environments.
To illustrate this feature, we dress the exterior facades with metal skin and treat the whole heart wood project.
Woodway / Ferney Voltaire / Pays de Gex
Following a consultation organized by the Community of Communes Pays de Gex with SPL, Tectoniques is selected to built 84 units on the Ferney Genève Innovation ZAC.
The project is built with timber and must comply with the Minergie label. Bouygues Immobilier is the contractor.
The other actors participants are Bremond-Immobilier, Raphael-Gabrion-architectes and Lemerou-Architecture.
Seura-Urbanistes are planners of the neighborhood.
Site web CC Pays de Gex
Along the greenway / Caluire and Cuire
Tectoniques wins a consultation for the construction of 70 social housing units in Caluire (client: OPAC du Rhône)
This project helps to relocate the tenants of nearby buildings demolished.
Michelin's Commercial Departement
The new France Michelin's Commercial Departement of the tyres brand is based in its CATAROUX site of Clermond-Ferrand.
In front of the big scale of the industrial urban context, we propose to limit the project's footprint, to free the ground et create a piece of landscape.
It introduces nature in the heart of MICHELIN activity, as a vector of identity and of an ethical an responsible corporate culture.
Unfortunately, the formal sobriety of the project didn't know how to convince the client.
Work in progress
Dry wood industry and construction in Nantes
We are currently completing the first of three operations homes we build in Nantes, with the company Actimpro. This young company shares with Tectonic, common values, particularly around the dry wood industry and construction. We discover this occasion the Atlantic coast and the city of Nantes.
Running projects at the agengy
Regional sailing centre
Verneuil, Yvelines, France
Le projet est implanté au bord de l’eau, sur la rive d’un des étangs de la base de loisir du Val d’Yvelines. L’architecture exploite cette situation en proposant un bâtiment panoramique, généré à partir d’une structure rayonnante, construite en bois. Il offre ainsi un belvédère inédit sur l’étang et la Seine. Une pompe à chaleur sur nappe apporte le chaud et le froid, et une installation photovoltaique compense l’ensemble des consommations du bâtiment. La livraison est prévue pour en 2013.
SMEAG de la base de loisir du Val de Seine
Région Ile de France
Tectoniques with LVK associates
Sechaud et Bossuyt, Anglade Structures bois
BBC RT 2005
Floor with a ground-coupled heat pump
Wood frame construction
Photovoltaic production 600 m2
Reutilisation of rainwater
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