PARC Architectes has collaborated with Atelier Christian Hauvette on the Institut des Sciences Analytiques of Villeurbanne for the French National Center for Scientific Research. PARC Architectes supervised the building’s construction between 2010 and 2012.
The Institut des Sciences Analytiques houses offices and laboratory spaces equiped with special fluids engineering system for scientific research.
The building is designed as a tool for its users, emphasizing modularity and flexibility of the spaces.
The convex facade of the building on the street side is a protecting architectural mesh made of perforated stainless steel. The structure of the building is made of prefabricated concrete gantries.
Operation : Construction of offices and laboratories for the National Center for Scientific Research Client : CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research)
Architects : Christian Hauvette (Architect) / PARC ARCHITECTES (Construction supervisor) Engineers : Batiserf (structure engineering), CET (fluids technical engineering), Alain Mazet (economy) Program : Office spaces, laboratory spaces
Site : University Campus of la Doua, 69100 Villeurbanne, France Environmental certifications : RT 2012
Size : 10 500m2 SHON
Price (HT) : 18 800 000 €
Date : 2010
Status : Completed in 2012 Photo credits : Sébastien Morel