The Jourdan campus : a treasure trove for intelligence and research




OFF-STANDARD. A facade dressed in some 2,000 movable panels of wood and metal, a cafeteria in the rotunda, an amphitheatre, the door-to-fake… For the operation of the restructuring-extension of the campus Jourdan, 14th, in Paris, Thierry Van de Wyngaert and Véronique Feigel (TVAA) have therefore taken up the challenge of the almost 12,500 m2 in the heart of the university City.
Since the inauguration, on February 23, 2017, by François Hollande, the Jourdan campus, a brand new building of 12,500 m2 in the 14th arrondissement of Paris, the 1,800 students of the Ecole normale supérieure (ENS) and Paris School of Economics lived there in good intelligence !

 

A site inscribed in the history of the parisian heritage

 

“If in the minds of academics, Jourdan, located on boulevard Jourdan, near the Porte d’orléans is still mainly address women with strong convictions, who struggled after the war, today our ‘merveille’built in complementarity with the historic seat of the street of Ulm welcomes Normaliens studying the geography, the social sciences, but especially the economy”, we explain the 11 April, the architects Thierry Van de Wyngaert and Véronique Feigel (TVAA).
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