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Federation Francaise du Batiment-29, Brest, France

Prisme Architectes

The Federation of Building and Public Works Finistère built its new headquarters on the outskirts of the city and near the airport of Brest. The new building is perfectly located and accessible to all members of the department.

The objectives of the project were directed towards building durability by limiting the impact on the environment. The companies having realized the construction site were accompanied by specific training in the environmental quality.

Equipped with the most advanced innovative technologies, in particular regarding energy savings, this project is an example of the expertise of companies in the region. This achievement is now an ideal promotional tool for the department.

Construction of high environmental quality, it has four rooms of formation and an auditorium. The contemporary architecture allowed to treat the fifth facade, completed in vegetated roof with photovoltaic panels. The facades were designed in functions specific guidance, by taking into account the natural light and solar gain. The use of materials reflects will desire for sustainability of the building and its integration into the surrounding environment.

The south elevation is fully glazed to take benefit from solar contributions. The north elevation is performed by a veil of reinforced concrete, external insulation and cladding natural copper cassettes. The natural copper was chosen for different aspects, color contrast with the wooded site, its durability and strong aspect in relation to the frame and natural weft of the site.

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Building

Owner: 
La Maison du Batiment
Completion date: 
2011
Country: 
France
City: 
Brest

Categories

Applications: 
Facades/fascia
Type of building: 
Office buildings
Copper used: 
Classic
Estate: 
New

Architect

Name, office: 
Prisme Architectes
Address & description: 
5 rue de CronstadtBrest 29200Franceinfo@prisme-architectes.fr

Copper contractors

Title: 
Bihannic Sa

Awards

Season: 
2013

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