Open side-bar Menu
 ArchShowcase
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
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.

Chocolats Bovetti in Terrasson-Lavilledieu, France by CA/PA Architectes

 
May 3rd, 2013 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: CA/PA Architectes

The extension project of the chocolate factory covers the three objectives outlined by the client.

  • Increases the production surface in the context of the existing factory,
  • Expands the administrative areas,
  • Restores the museum and shop.

With a contemporary spirit in mind, the materials and the colours used also fits into the traditional method of chocolate presentation. The wood evokes the colour of the cocoa export boxes, while the the top inset glass windows are framed with dark brown metal, reminding the onlooker of the paper wrapper of the goods.

Image courtesy CA/PA Architectes 

  • Architects: CA/PA Architectes
  • Project: Chocolats Bovetti
  • Location: Lavilledieu, Terrasson-Lavilledieu, France
  • Client: Bovetti Chocolats
  • Programme: Production unit + Museum of Chocolate
  • Surface: 2641m2
  • Delivery: december 2010

Image courtesy CA/PA Architectes

The existing cladding of the north and eastern facades have been painted with the same brown to correspond with the new southern extension so the new building integrates with the structure of the whole factory. The entrance leads in from the road to the museum’s main doors through a covered porch.

Image courtesy CA/PA Architectes

The museum is designed in such a way that the visitor progresses through the different stages of the production of the raw chocolate and its mixing methods.The final configuration of the actual chocolate is made under the direction of the laboratory. Thus, the visitor is under the impression that she/he is standing inside a factory and not in a museum. Wide glass panels above the machinery makes the image of a chocolate factory much more appealing.

Image courtesy CA/PA Architectes

Image courtesy CA/PA Architectes

Image courtesy CA/PA Architectes

Image courtesy CA/PA Architectes

Image courtesy CA/PA Architectes

Image courtesy CA/PA Architectes

Image courtesy CA/PA Architectes

Image courtesy CA/PA Architectes

Image courtesy CA/PA Architectes

Image courtesy CA/PA Architectes

Related posts:

Tags: ,

Category: Factory

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

GRAPHISOFT: ARCHICAD download 30-day FREE trial
Graphisoft ARCHICAD  Download a 30-Day FREE trial
TurboCAD pro : Start at $299
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



Internet Business Systems © 2016 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy