Cités Unies media library

Savigny-le-Temple - France

Date: 2004

Client: Ville de Savigny-le-Temple

Net area: 2500 m² SHON

Cost: 3 M€ HT

Mission: invited competition entry

Situated in the Parisian suburb of Savigny-le-Temple, the competition entry for a media library and covered market in the town’s centre containing a large esplanade. The autonomous composite complex of metal-clad, accretive masses, suggest a «bastide» (french medieval fortified new town) and allows its diverse program (market, exhibit spaces, consultation, conservation, administration, boutique, 80-seat auditorium) to deploy within three intertwined levels of its complex built mass.