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...
Longwy, ‘Tour de ville’ projectProject sponsor(s)Longwy Town CouncilSchedule20 yearsSummary
Surface area inside the fortified city: 15ha
Contracting authority: commune of Longwy
Implementation: 20 years
Number of inhabitants (INSEE 2011): 14,628
Contractor: Philippe Prost Architectural firm
Study carried out by 2009
Mont-Louis: From inter-communal monument protection towards a territorial projectProject sponsor(s)PNR des Pyrénées catalanesSchedule2009-2013Summary
A recognisable defensive landscape
The Mont-Louis stronghold comprises a town and a citadel, created from scratch in 1679 within a mountain setting in the heart of what is now the Regional Natural Park of the Catalan Pyrenees.
The zones of co-visibility between this fortress and the surrounding...
Requalification of the parade groundProject sponsor(s)Town of BriançonSchedule2010-2011Summary
Redevelopment of the parade ground to enhance a historic part of the town and revitalise an area for day to day use. Reconstruction of the stone walls of the well to Vauban’s original design. Restoration of the parade ground- demolition – site preparation; repairs – cleaning; access; drainage...
The summer theatre in the Hyvä Omatunto (Clear Conscience) ravelinProject sponsor(s)Governing Body of SuomenlinnaSchedule1990-1993 and 2005-2007Summary
- 1990-1993: Helsinki open prison, Suomenlinna division
- 2005-2007: Helsinki open prison, Suomenlinna division for foundations, private entrepreneur (metallic structure and fabric cutting)
mounting - dismantling of fabric using a crane (cost of 10,000 € per...