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Ateliers O-S Architectes’ New Cultural Center in Nevers Incorporates Public Space into the Roof Design

Posted By Helen Morgan On December 13, 2012 @ 12:30 pm In Architecture,Daylighting,Design,Green Building | No Comments

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The building will feature glazed walls, which will flood theĀ ground floor of the center with natural light. Each of the concrete walls are concealed by timber cladding and make the space ambient and warm. The construction also incorporates a first-floor balcony which overlooks the space, and a 220-seat auditorium on the ground floor.

Besides the innovative bleacher-filled roof, the center is a building designed to fulfill its purpose for the community, and it includes a creche, event rooms, and a dance hall, alongside meeting rooms that run along the first floor.

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