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Constructed mainly of laminated wood, this hall reveals its structure for aesthetic functions.
By the choice of materials and the use of bio-based, it is in fact very efficient in terms of carbon. Nevertheless, the respect of a strict specifications at the economic level and the polyvalence did not push the stakeholders towards a labeled approach.
This building is primarily an educational showcase of what can be done with wood, while providing modern comfort to students.