RECONSTRUCTION AND RESTRUCTURING OF JEAN ROSTAND SECONDARY SCHOOL

Capbreton, France
Project management
Département des Landes
Architect
Etienne Manenc & Antoine Guiraud
Cost
€9M
Area
6 111 m²
Year
2020
Our mission
Structural engineering,
concrete,
timber and building envelope

Restructuring of Jean de Rostand secondary school located on Avenue Jean Rostand in Capbreton. The works involves demolition, the restructuring of retained existing buildings and the construction of new buildings. The works to be undertaken on an operational site. The superstructure of the new buildings comprises a timber and steel structure over a major portion of the project. Curved glulaminated arches enable execution of the many curves of the project’s roof. However, some concrete cores are present in susceptible areas such as kitchens, stairwells and lift shafts as well as some sanitary facilities.

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