A coordinated safety approachProject sponsor(s)Municipality of BlayeSummary
- Area of the citadel: 23 ha
- Useable surface area: 14 000 m²
- Number of visitors in 2013: 380,000
- Roads and paths: 8 000 m²
A digital cluster located in a secure areaProject sponsor(s)Fredy Décima companySchedule18 monthsSummary
- Date of building the gunpowder magazine : 1682
- Net floor area gunpowder magazine: 100 m²
- Project duration: 18 months (after obtaining building permission)
- Date commissioned: May2014
A mediation programme adapted to disabled visitorsProject sponsor(s)Municipality of Villefranche-de-ConflentSchedule2012-2013Summary
- Surface area within the walled city: 4,5 ha
- Number of inhabitants: 240 (INSEE census 2011)
- Contracting parties: commune ofVillefranche-de-Conflent
- Administrator subscribed: commune of Villefranche-de-Conflent (city walls), private administrators (fort Libéria, Cova Bastera)
- Implementation: July 2013...
Achievement of a manipulable educational model of the Vauban towerProject sponsor(s)Town of Camaret-sur-MerScheduleFebruary 2009 - September 2010Summary
This project involving an educational model of the tour Vauban is put forward by the Town of Camaret-sur-Mer, manager of the site. It came into being based on the willingness of the commune to develop and diversify its touristic and cultural proposals and among other things, to raise the awareness...
An innovative means of access: the lift at Upper Barrakka gardensProject sponsor(s)Town of ValettaSchedule2005-2012Summary
- Opened on: 15 December 2012
- Operating times: 7AM to 9PM every day
- Annual number of passengers: 1 million
- Difference in height covered by lift: 58m
- Return fare: 1€
- Lift takes: 23 seconds
- Capacity: 21 people
Architectural and Technical ProjectProject sponsor(s)Town of BriançonSchedule2010Summary
SAFETY OF INDIVIDUALS
The sanitary state of the fort des Salettes leads to two safety-related issues, one of which is linked to the position of the fort above the departmental road, while the other concerns public access to the inside of the fort :
- The stone ruins of the south-east front are a...
Architecture studiosProject sponsor(s)Network of Vauban’s major sitesSchedule1st semester of the academic year from October to the end of JanuarySummary
Context, memory and creation
Created in 2009 in the aim of mutual enrichment of teaching and practice, the partnership between the Vauban Network and the National Higher School of Architecture of Paris-Belleville (ENSAPB) has given the major Vauban sites the chance to benefit from innovative ideas...
Arras citadel, redevelopment project with connexion to the historical city centreProject sponsor(s)Arras Urban CommunityScheduleThe implementation of this project requires different phases of work scheduled over the short-term (2012-2014), mid-term (2015-2020) and long-term (after 2020).Summary
- Owner (since 2010) and contracting authority: Arras Urban Community
- Number of inhabitants: 105,000 (INSEE census 2011)
- Area of the citadel: 30 ha
- Useable surface area: 45,000 m²
- Number of 17th century buildings: 15
- Reconversion master plan project management: Philippe Prost Architectural...
Besançon, educational rehabilitation initiativeProject sponsor(s)World Heritage Citadel – Public InstitutionSchedule2011 to 2013. This contract may be renewed twice for the duration of one year each time.
Besançon, feasability/advisability study of acces to the citadelProject sponsor(s)Greater Besançon councilScheduleJune 2011 / September 2012Summary
The Citadel of Besançon is built on top of a rock closing the neck of the oxbow formed by the River Doubs. This steep-sided plateau covers an area11.2 hectaresand is located approximately120 metresabove the level of the river and town centre, and371 metresabove sea level.
More than 230 000...
Besançon, maintenance carried out under the Community Service SchemeProject sponsor(s)World Heritage Citadel – Public InstitutionScheduleThe citadel of Besançon, through political will, is a registered site for Community Service and has accepted young offenders on placement for over 20 years now.Summary
The citadel of Besançon, through political will, is a registered site for Community Service and has accepted young offenders on placement for over 20 years now.
Every month, an offender works at the Citadel thus benefiting society through reparation measures.
Besançon, partnership with the 19th engineering regiment for control and maintenance of vegetationProject sponsor(s)World Heritage Citadel-public institutionScheduleRenewable annually by tacit agreementSummary
The town of Besançon, the Citadel and the 19th Engineering Regiment have forged and maintained strong ties for many years. 20 years ago, on 8 June 1991, they signed a twinning agreement. Thus, in view of the testimonies and links of friendship that have always existed between the local inhabitants...
Besançon, strategic planning and citadel managementProject sponsor(s)World Heritage Citadel - Public InstitutionSchedule2011-2015
Besançon, Study of landscaping to enhance Vauban’s fortificationsProject sponsor(s)Town of BesançonSchedule12 months (July 2009 to June2010)Summary
A unique, natural setting
Besançon enjoys a rare and distinctive geographical setting with a chain of hills along the
RiverDoubsthat are part of the last anticlinal fold of the western limit of the Jura mountain range.
The strategic importance of the site was noticed at an early date. The...
Besançon, young international volonteers initiativeProject sponsor(s)Town of BesançonSchedule4 to 25 July 2009
Bilan touristique 2010
Booklets to aid visitors in Braille and large printProject sponsor(s)Town of BriançonSchedule2011Summary
Creation and publication of tactile booklet to help visitors to discover the fortified heritage of Vauban, intended for persons suffering from total or partial loss of sight.
The contract has been agreed with Braille & Culture
11 rue dela Petite Vitesse - 63260 Aigueperse
Briançon, stabilising the bedrock of the Fort des Têtes by injecting reinforced concreteProject sponsor(s)Ministry of DefenceSchedule2011
Brochure to discover the stronghold of Mont-Dauphin aimed at those 12-15 yearsProject sponsor(s)Guillestrois CountySchedule2008Summary
In the plan for the management, conservation and sustainable development of Mont-Dauphin, the development of the cultural offerings in general and educational efforts in particular, have been defined as the priority purpose.
The creation of a brochure intended for those aged 12-15 years, edited and...
Chantier de restauration de bénévoles internationaux, place forte de Mont-LouisProject sponsor(s)Association CONCORDIA (maîtrise d’œuvre et d’ouvrage)Schedule6 semaines: deux chantiers de 3 semaines (10-31 juillet 2013 et 1-22 août 2013)Summary
Restauration de la calade (sol) de l’ancien lavoir de Mont-Louis et restauration des banquettes de tir de la citadelle militaire par une équipe de jeunes bénévoles internationaux.
Citadel of Arras, land management in the framework of the Urban Community redevelopment projectProject sponsor(s)Arras Urban CommunitySchedule2010-2030Summary
The Citadel of Arras was transferred to the Arras Urban Community (CUA) in June 2010.
The Citadel was open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays only between 2 April and 16 October 2011 with access to a limited area around the parade ground.
However, the Citadel has been open to the public...