Lycée Costebelle Gymnasium

  • Building Type : Indoor gymnasium, sports hall, stadium
  • Construction Year : 2014
  • Delivery year : 2016
  • Address 1 - street : rue du Vélodrome 83400 HYèRES, France
  • Climate zone : [Csa] Interior Mediterranean - Mild with dry, hot summer.

  • Net Floor Area : 2 080 m2
  • Construction/refurbishment cost : 3 179 768 €
  • Cost/m2 : 1528.73 €/m2

Certifications :

  • Primary energy need :
    58 kWhep/
    (Calculation method : RT 2012 )
Energy consumption
Economical buildingBuilding
< 50A
51 à 90B
91 à 150C
151 à 230D
231 à 330E
331 à 450F
> 450G
Energy-intensive building




    Contractor representative


    Serge Sanchiz


    Architecture 54 Thierry Lombardi et Pascale Bartoli

    Thierry LOMBARDI -

    Assistance to the Contracting Authority


    Gabrielle Raynal

    Other consultancy agency

    AB Sud Ingénerie

Contracting method

Separate batches

Owner approach of sustainability

The Costebelle gymnasium, which is part of the sustainable building approach to the Mediterranean, displays a deliberately stripped architecture.
The project is based on three principles: the sobriety of use, the austerity of technical means and the affirmation of raw material.
The use value and the consideration of people and their environment are instinctive principles that guided the insertion of the project. Sharing with neighboring facilities makes possible to promote the reconstruction of the site.

Our approach to bioclimatic design is based on the reduction of consumption of the building and its ease of maintenance. An environmental logbook was given at each phase to clarify the answers proposed for each BDM label.
A specialized design office has accompanied the companies in the construction phase on the air-tightness of the building.

Architectural description

The gymnasium is in the form of a compact composition, consisting of a hall in structure and wood facing near which two volumes of raw concrete are inserted: changing rooms and depots.

The geometric net developed from the basic figure of the triangle dynamically plays with the light and allows to open the sports hall on a forest of cork oaks to the south and the Costebelle stadium in the North which offers a wide clearance on the landscape .
No cladding or skin added, Larricio Pin (local resource) is left apparent holding the role of exostructure, curtain wall and sun protection.
The immaculate whiteness of the room contrasts with the shady color of the pre-shaded rafters in order to be confused with the trunks of the surrounding trees.

If you had to do it again?

We have a regret about the external facilities that were not realized according to the master plan drawn up by our team.

Building users opinion

The occupants are very satisfied

Energy consumption

  • 58,00 kWhep/
  • 200,00 kWhep/
  • RT 2012

Envelope performance

  • 0,25 W.m-2.K-1
  • 0,22
  • 1,12

Real final energy consumption

    2 016


    • Water radiator
    • Wood boiler
    • Solar Thermal
    • No cooling system
    • Double flow heat exchanger
    • Solar photovoltaic
    • Solar Thermal
    • Wood boiler

    Daylight factor 4% at any point

Smart Building

    Night-time overvoltage / motorized shutters connected to weather station

Water management

  • 425,00 m3

Health & Comfort

    All parts are illuminated naturally FLJ 4% at any point. Acoustic comfort Enhancement of the view on the outside. Landscape treatment of adjacent outdoor spaces Wooden netting used as a solar breeze

    Etude thermique dynamique : la température dépasse 28 ° pendant 19h / an


    Pin Laricio

    Scierie Albertacce

    Rohbau / Teppich, Beschichtung, Beläge, Dichte

    Building structure

    The project required a very large quantity of class 4 wood with large sections. This volume required a reasoned approach because few sawmillers usually have such a stock, and the tender for the carpentry lot included a "Bilan Carbone" criterion in order to give priority to local timber in the choice of supplies the company. Laricio pine from Calacuccia (Corsica) being still little known stocks were available and the Carbon balance excellent.

Construction and exploitation costs

  • 438 000
  • 4 033 500

Urban environment

Sports shelter located in a residential and forest area

Built-up area

2 272,00 %

Green space

10 000,00

Parking spaces

20 places created
200 mutual places on the site
Gentle mode: parking bicycles and footpath

Building Environmental Quality

  • indoor air quality and health
  • biodiversity
  • works (including waste management)
  • consultation - cooperation
  • acoustics
  • comfort (visual, olfactive, thermal)
  • waste management (related to activity)
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energies
  • maintenance
  • integration in the land
  • building process
  • products and materials

Contest categories

Energie & Climats Tempérés

Energie & Climats Tempérés

Coup de Cœur des Internautes

Coup de Cœur des Internautes

Green Solutions Awards 2017 - Bâtiments

Author of the page

  • pascale Bartoli


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