Cugnaux Multicultural center

Cugnaux Multicultural center

MCA was invited to participate in a competition to design a center containing a media library, an art school, a multipurpose hall and exhibition space.

The proposed design provides for the division into superimposed “boxes”, to each of which is assigned a macro function; the rotation of each floor with respect to the next causes the building to present polyhedral elevations that define a continuous succession of circulation spaces inside and outside the building; the roof, accessible via a ramp from the park next door, is conceived as a public garden with vegetation and street furniture.

Client: Town of Cugnaux
Surface area: 6600 m2
Project: Mario Cucinella Architects
Team: Mario Cucinella, Caterina Michelini with Alberto Bruno, Sarah Jane Mc Gee, Hyun Seok Kim, Susanna Tundo
Engineering: Bureau Michel Forgue (economy), Batiserf (structures), Peutz &associés (acoustics), Alto Ingenierie (mechanical and electrical engineering), Architecture et techniques (scenography)
Photo credit: MCArchive

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