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Les Quinconces Cultural Center – Le Mans, France

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Building: Les Quinconces Cultural Center
Location: Le Mans, France
Completed: 2014
Design Architect: Babin+Renaud
Associate Architect: Oab
Landscape Architect: Michel Desvigne
Structural Engineer: Grontmij Sechaud Bossuyt
Acoustical Engineer: ASE

AE Interest: Two separate volumes under one roof, the municipal theatre enveloped in a vertically striated glass curtain and the cinema multiplex clad in white stone, big pivoting shutters allow for a communal public space and interaction with the surrounding historic architecture.

Written by Jessica Martinez

September 8, 2014 at 2:49 pm

Posted in Built

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