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Complexe Sportif Jean Sidoine

Complexe Sportif Jean Sidoine

Project Description

Deeply nestled into the Camargue landscape, the Christophe Gulizzi sports complex in Orgon is based on territorial identity, which is expressed by its materiality.

The façades are a filter toward the inner space and represent a precise dramatisation of the core of the project. White concrete is reminiscent of lime-coated façades and openings reveal the surrounding flora.
Composed of two entities fitted together, this sports complex comprises a dance hall, a dojo and a weights room. The first entity is on the periphery and comprises an urban façade, which approximates the dimensions of the surrounding housing. The second entity houses the gymnasium, a space that rises above the first entity.

The first perception of the project is that of a mineral mass, which recedes as you get closer. It is an architecture that emerges from its context, both physical and cultural.



Complexe Sportif Jean Sidoine

  • Plan-d’Orgon
  • France
Completion: 2013
Used materials
  • Concrete

Type of Building

Architect Office