TETRARC : Centre des congrès

As part of a policy of revitalization of the city of Jonzac (17), the Congress Center signed by the Nantes agency TETRARC was born of a clear ambition: to offer visitors a memorable experience.

" May the force be with you ", one could say before entering the interior of the Congress Center of Jonzac realized by TETRARC, as it is true that this huge black monolith has the appearance of spaceship. Its singular silhouette - drawn by a night-colored metal envelope, delicately placed on a glass base - is inspired by "Sensitive features of the landscape of the Val de Seugne" and intended for "Affirm the exceptional character of a public building"explain the project managers. A majestic setting, for an equally impressive content.

Indeed, in spite of appearances, the project does not shelter an army of clones, but a multifunctional room, a theater-auditorium, a space of seminars as well as various services. A complete program for which the designers have left nothing to chance, so here each room reserves its share of surprises. Whether it is the reception area - a vast immaculate hall with large bay windows overlooking the green landscape -, the multipurpose room - which houses under its wooden ceiling a retractable step 416 seats - , or theater, all bear witness to the special care given to them. In this perspective, the concert hall certainly wins the first role. With a capacity of 500 places, this volume is distinguished by its ceiling, a wooden dome consisting of a layer of plaster concealed behind a rattan upholstery. A choice motivated by aesthetic reasons, since it allows "Hide bridges and their lighting" as the architects detail, but also to ensure good acoustic performance. A delight for sight, hearing and even touch, which might ultimately give you the feeling of having strength in you ...

Project title : Congress Centre
City, Country: Jonzac (17)
Owner: Community of Communes of Haute Saintonge - City of Jonzac
Mastery of work : Tetrarc
Area : 4 900 m2
Cost of works: 13 500 000 € HT
Calendar : 2017 delivery

Photographs: Charly Broyez, CDCHS Véronique Sabel and TETRARC

The project is selected for les ArchiDesignclub Awards 2018 in the Equipment category

To learn more, visit ArchiDesignclub the Awards site et from TETRARC 

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  • That she beautiful interior realization in Rattan,

    à 34150 Montpeyroux, France
  • Guest - LACOURLY Thierry

    Value for JONZAC very nice achievement

  • Guest - Guiffier

    Great success

  • Guest - FOrtier

    Beautiful architectural project with beautiful volumes and beautiful textures

    à 92120 Montrouge, France

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