Gallery: Copper-Louvered Provins Police Station Sits Lightly on UNESCO ...

The police station sits on a site that joins the historic center to a residential neighborhood, so Ameller, Dubois & Associes had the task of designing a complex that did not disrupt the architectural flow between the historic and private homes, while respecting the heritage of the site. Originally, the site marked the gate to the walled city of Provins, so the architects took that as inspiration to create a police station that could also function as a gateway to the city.

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