Location: New Town of Marne La Vallée, Region of Paris, France
Client: Le Théatre et L'Arc: S.A. d' H.L.M. Les Trois Vallées Le Palacio: C.N.H. 2000
Total area: 47,000 sqm (sqm)
As the landmark building of the Ville Nouvelle of Marne-la Vallée, the complex consisting of “Le Palacio”, “Le Théâtre” and “L’Arc” needed to have a monumental and symbolic character in order to make them meeting place and point of reference for the new town. While its impact on the urban fabric is not decisive, Les Espaces d’Abraxas perfectly fulfils its role as an urban monument marking the beginning of the new town. Imbued with this representative character, the three buildings are laid out in a baroque space, more French in some areas, more Mediterranean in others, to constitute a great...