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General presentation

Contexte & enjeux

Architectural impact, iconic design, environmental excellence, surprising client experience and targeted merchandising mix… Located along the A72 and the main entrance to the city of Saint-Etienne, STEEL will be a strong, highly contemporary architectural object that will offer 70,000 m² of shopping and leisure.
Its spectacular roof will play with the lines of the Saint-Etienne landscape, highlighting the views towards the city center.
The facades, another key element of its identity, will be clad in a metallic and luminous mesh created specially by designer Joran Briand. STEEL will be a true urban park defined around a natural vegetated axis that will include ecological ponds and glades, each with a unique function (biodiversity, boardsports, games…).

Technical descriptive

Program

SHOPPING AND LEISURE CENTER

Client

APSYS

Calendar

WINNER OF 2015 TENDER
WORKS BEGINNING 2ND HALF 2017

Area

70,000 M²

Environmental performance

BREEAM VERY GOOD

Consortium

SUD ARCHITECTES (COMMISSIONED ARCHITECT) / ATELIER RIVAT.
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: BASE – DESIGN: JORAN BRIAND
LIGHTING DESIGN: LES ECLAIREURS
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: ELAN.