Salle du Coum Sports activities Complicated Renovation / ENO Architectes
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Situated close to a university, the brand new Coum sports activities complicated, past its particular program, should reinvent and enlarge an outdated sports activities corridor and discover its place in its instant setting, combine easily, and dialogue with the town. The alternative of the translucent elements of the present room is a chance that we seized. This new coating is sustained as much as the extent of the present corridor, a translucent ribbon then takes form, folds, and envelops the 2 principal volumes in ample motion.
It rises on the foyer degree and clearly signifies a single entrance. It comes to hitch the bottom in a golden and scintillating motion, to information the gaze towards the brand new entrance. The damaged traces of the ribbon reply to the sloping roofs of the present multi-sports corridor so the challenge appears to have at all times been like this. The traces of the previous are nevertheless there, clearly seen, however they’re erased in favor of an entire with distinctive and intriguing structure.
Because the goal of the challenge is to arouse the need to play sports activities, the entire should replicate its optimistic and dynamic picture. The present turns into assist permits us to unroll our facade tape on the gable of the extension. The structure of the challenge embodies this sporting vocation with a facade that materializes the very thought of motion.
The motion of the facade and the principle colours used have just one function: to create the occasion. Catch the attention and promote sporting vocations. The golden tint on the entrance and the silver tint of the vertical slats evoke the colours of the gold and silver medals of sports activities competitions. The sober translucent band positioned on a darker background performs with the sunshine all through the day to show right into a luminous sign at night time.
The reflections on the glowing gold and silver elements full this play on gentle and full giving the constructing its letters of the Aristocracy. The diminished area left between the 2 rooms permits us to arrange the challenge merely and really effectively. The preliminary implementation constraint proves to be a wonderful assist for the overall group of the challenge.
The circulation positioned behind the bleachers is a spine that buildings the hyperlink between the 2 multi-sports halls, it begins from the corridor to hitch at its finish the outdated entrance to the present corridor. The brand new room respects the traits of regional competitions. Its principal high quality is to have a really nice pure gentle environment.
The lengthy north facade, positioned above the bleachers, is solely coated with translucent insulated panels (mobile polycarbonate) which diffuse a continuing delicate gentle with out shadows from the spectators in direction of the sector.
This homogeneous gentle contribution is accomplished by the filtered gentle coming from the translucent ribbon of the doorway facade and by the random openings positioned on the south and west facade. The body additionally brings its graphic contact and takes up the biases instructed on the principle facade and can contribute to the visible high quality of the entire.