The new Gouter refuge in the Mont-Blanc, one of the highest in Europe (3835 m altitude) replaces the old building, inadequate and dilapidated building dating from 1962. This building ovoid structure wood and metal cladding, real const (...)
The speed of execution was one of the strengths of this construction whose commissioning was to be less than a month. These 8 cottages were realized in 19 days of work with a light team of 8 people on average and without specific tools or heavy means (no crane or scaffolding). The desire to join a recycling scheme was also a strong point of the customer and the revaluation of the pallets to build the frame was discriminant. The implementation of short circuits and to make work local businesses was also a point strong, with a sawmill less than a kilometer we were able to entrust the supply of Larch cladding to them and supply other materials in the Occitan Region.
Being a dry site, the site did not disrupt the life of the holiday center in the environment and generated very little waste, the latter having been upgraded within the local wood industry (wood pellets). heating for certain products and nest boxes for larch falls). The team was trained in the constructive technique during the first week, for the trainer to make sure of the good understanding of the SYLCAT technique based on pallets.