All the devices are chosen for their simplicity and are strongly linked to the choices of location and construction. The buildings border the exterior grounds by articulating 3 main functions; a large multisport hall (27m span), a gymnastics hall accessible through the main entrance hall, and a low building with changing rooms and offices common to all the equipment.
The lower part of the volumes is entirely glazed and protected from direct radiation by a large recess and a series of post walls. Air intakes in the lower part form baffles to prevent the entry of the ubiquitous sand in Nouakchott and evacuate through the openings in the facade.
Multi-sports hall, gymnastics hall, athletics ring and outdoor multi-sports grounds, swimming pool, changing rooms, offices
AEFE Agence pour l’Enseignement Français à l’Etranger
TERRENEUVE architects, representative; Tasmin, associate architect and all trades engineering, Nouakchott
Surfaces and construction cost
1 950 m² SHON / 1 668 400 € HT
Design and assistance to site supervision