Multicultural Centre in Isbergues | Dominique Coulon
Architects: Dominique Coulon & Associés
Location: Rue Léon Blum, 62330 Isbergues, France
Architects In Charge: Dominique Coulon, Steve Letho Duclos
Project Assistant: Gautier Duthoit
Area: 3928.0 sqm
Photographs: David Romero-Uzeda, Guillaume Wittmann
12-22-2014:ArchDaily: The site offers an interface between the town and an inter-municipal park. The project extrapolates this situation in terms of volume, positioning on the plot of land, and internal organisation. The project creates a broad courtyard in front of the park on one side and an alignment with the town on the other. Its volumes slide over each other; they are covered with a locally produced stainless steel skin, in three different finishes – satin, mirror and matte – creating a kinetic effect reflecting the sunlight. This covering allows the building by turns to disappear into the grey of the sky and to reflect light intensely…Read More!