The veils of concrete in the library of Vitrolles, symbols of freedom

RENOVATION URBAN. Conducted last September by the architect Jean-Pierre Lott, “Gateway”, the new media library of Vitrolles (Bouches-du-Rhône), has the distinction of being topped by a huge veil of raw concrete with a cantilever-designed on 8 meters. Discovery of this new place of life.
After the new town hall of Bagnolet (Seine-Saint-Denis), opened in 2013 known for its passageways, to the forms of concrete corrugated directly overlooking the atrium, the architect Jean-Pierre Lott has designed in September 2016 in Vitrolles (Bouches-du-Rhône), the new media library, “The Gateway”. A new program conducted at the end of an operation of the demolition of a tower HOUSING of the 1960s.


The victim of the urbanization of the 1960s and the old politics of the frontiste


In this city of 37.000 inhabitants, the emblem of the Front National and of the MNR, Bruno Mégret in the 1990s, the municipality socialist chosen in 2012, on the contest, the team of the parisian architect Jean-Pierre Lott “to create a new building and a new place of life on the new place of Freedom.”
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