Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
CIRAM in Metz, France by Jean-Marie GREMILLET
December 3rd, 2011 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Jean-Marie GREMILLET
Research center on the metal containing a technical hall and its satellites, specialized technical rooms, enlightened naturally by two patios gardens. The center also includes computer rooms, researchers’ offices and premises of training.
Settle on the site a building simple and provided with an identity in its entirety in spite of very different stakes in perception : side bypass a perception on the scale of the landscape and of one of the entrances of Metz, in the fleeting temporality of the automobile, near the Techno-pole (Science Park) the perception of a facade of entrance on the scale of the pedestrian and joining the relation with buildings linked by the gallery between the ENSAM (Arts et Metiers ParisTech / School of engineers ) and a gymnase.
The building is devolved to the researches on the work of the metal. The architectural answer so proposes the setting-up of the big volumes of the technical premises side bypass with the treatment of a metallic envelope arousing folding and collision giving a strong and immediate identity, and side entered the fine and dense partition of premises allocated to offices and grouped together according to the various entities.
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