Institut des Sciences Moléculaires d’Orsay
KAAN Architecten 

Institut des Sciences Moléculaires d’Orsay

KAAN Architecten 

Located within a university campus of 600 hectares, the institute building is characterized by the elegant screen of reinforced concrete that forms its facade.

The exterior surface of the building presents a grid whose geometry is slightly different in each direction, while the inward sides face two large courtyards through a much more restrained composition of windows.

The rigor of the main facade, executed with prefabricated pieces of reinforced concrete, contrasts with the diversity of interior spaces, where surfaces are rendered with clean white plaster... [+]

Obra Work

Instituto de Ciencias Moleculares Institut des Sciences Moléculaires d’Orsay (France).

Cliente Client

Université Paris-Sud.

Arquitectos Architects

KAAN Architecten / Kees Kaan, Vincent Panhuysen, Dikkie Scipio (socios partners); Christophe Banderier, Marc Coma, Aksel Coruh, Sebastian van Damme, Paolo Faleschini, Renata Gilio, Walter Hoogerwerf, Jan Teunis ten Kate, Marco Lanna, Ismael Planelles Naya, Ana Rivero Esteban, Joeri Spijkers, Koen van Tienen, Pauline Trochu (equipo team).

Arquitecto asociado local Local associate architect

FRES architects / Laurent Gravier + Sara Martin Camara (socios partners); Artur Almeida, Jean-Baptiste Geley, Amélie Lallemand, Killian Roland, Diane Roman (equipo team).

Consultores Consultants

EVP Ingénierie (estructura structure); Peutz & Associes (acústica acoustics); Bureau Michel Forgue, Apprieu (asesores financieros finantial advisor); Servicad Ouest IDF (carreteras y servicios roads and utilities); IDP Ingeniería y Arquitectura; INEX (instalaciones installations).

Superficie Area

10.000 m².

Presupuesto Budget

20.000.000 €.

Fotos Photos

Sebastian van Damme; Fernando Guerra / FG+SG.