Clément Blanchet Architecture wins the international competition for the design of the new Circus³

Nocturnal exterior render. Clément Blanchet Architecture wins the international competition for the design of the new Circus ³. Courtesy of the architects
13/02/2018
Clément Blanchet Architecture wins the international competition for the design of the new Circus³
[Paris] France
metalocus, JORGE FERRER
Nocturnal exterior render. Clément Blanchet Architecture wins the international competition for the design of the new Circus ³. Courtesy of the architects
Clément Blanchet Architecture has been announced as the winner of an international invited competition for the design of the new Circus ³, a 1.500 seats cultural center in Triangle de Gonesse, France.

The contemporary circus is the demonstration of an historical synthesis and at the same time of a technological engagement. The superposition of programs and potentials improves the great entertainment but also maintains a collective memory of the classical typology.

Description of project by Clément Blanchet Architecture

"This a unique performance venue to EuropaCity and the region, that will be designed specifically to host an internationally branded show, featuring advanced technical features."

CIRCUS ³ is conceived around three main design actions:

1. Free the ground and let the landscape grow
2. Raise an horizontal  scenographic  and flexible platform framing the main room
3. Display the roof as a metaphor of the circus, a place for all activities.

The result is an urban motivation. The circus is a purely scenographic object offered to the future show creators while totally opened towards the public space. It is a transparent ...read more
Architects
Clément Blanchet Architecture, Laurent M
enabe, Ducks Scéno
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BLANCHET

Clément Blanchet Architecture (cBA) is an innovative architecture and urban design practice that brings together multidisciplinary and multicultural actors on themes around the city, architecture and all media related to it. The firm approaches the design of architecture, infrastructure and the city as necessarily interrelated, and in negotiation with planning, develo...read more