Nature and Tradition Park Courtyard / Agence Spatiale
Textual content description offered by the architects. The municipality of St-Élie-de-Caxton has teamed up with the agency Agence Spatiale for the design and implementation of a courtyard to host numerous creative and cultural performances within the Nature and Tradition Park. The place encourages conferences and gatherings whereas honoring the imaginary surrounding Saint-Élie-de-Caxton. To facilitate the mixing of this courtyard with the looks of a festive tent within the municipal panorama, the idea is impressed by the standard Canadian roofs of the municipality and reinterprets it in its personal means. The usage of wooden responds on to the park’s furnishings, as a reminder of the encompassing forest. The inside structure opens like a guide during which the spectator is on the coronary heart of the story.
The idea awakens the playful universe of tales and legends that encompass the municipality of Saint-Élie-de-Caxton. The bizarre quantity turns into a field, a lid that’s lifted to disclose a hidden world. Resting on one facet solely, the roof gives the look of holding on as if by magic or being blown away by a gust of wind. This construction was labored carefully with engineers all through the method. The wooden slats had been sourced from native business and the chopping was performed by native craftsmen.
Developed as a multi-purpose area before everything, the venue can be utilized year-round and might accommodate 200 folks. An enclosed dressing room and storage had been added to accommodate the performances.
A collective place that goals to deliver residents collectively, the courtyard has one other vocation: to draw households, make a mark on the creativeness, and unfold the phrase in regards to the municipality all through the province. It’s the shut collaboration between the agency and the residents that allowed the implementation of this enchanting and emblematic idea for the municipality.