City of Epernay
Laure Lienard, Benjamin Herr.
C&E Ingénierie (structure), Elements Ingenierie (mechanics + environment).
1 300 m2
1 900 000 € HT
Conservation facilities for the collections of the museum of archeology and the wine of Champagne. Restoration workshops, photography studio, storage areas.
An existing commercial building is transformed to house the storage and restoration facilities according to climate control requirements with limited mechanical equipment. The new envelope of this existing structure is made of white or polished steel panels.
In contrast with this blurred volume, the extension designed for the services is a solid block of dark concrete.