The Olympic Village moves forward / First Architects Workshop at DPA
Februarz 21st, 2020
The first coordination workshop gathering all architects of the future ZAC Olympic and Paralympic Village Paris 2024 took place on DPA’s premises on Tuesday January 21st, 2020.
the making of the urban master plan, Dominique Perrault Architecture is in
charge of the design of the public spaces and the supervision and architectural
coordination of the entire project, with the architectural teams who will be in
charge of designing them.
allocated workspace hosts regularly the architectural teams, the SOLIDEO (Société de Livraison des Ouvrages
Olympiques, Olympic Games Delivery Authority) and some meetings from the
International Olympic Committee and centralizes the design and coordination
workshops, making it thus the beating heart of the future Olympic Village.
The first workshop
gathered the 23 architects and landscape planners of sectors A, B, D and E of
the future neighborhood, representatives of SOLIDEO, as well as the Architecte
of the Bâtiments de France (architectural review board) of Seine Saint-Denis.
work session, each team presented the advancement of theirs studies on their
sector. The DPA firm thus revealed the first compilation of these projects,
which resulted from an important assembly work. This overall view of the
Village will allow the design and coordination team of the ZAC to ensure the
coherence of the proposed projects in relation to the general guidelines, as
well as between them.
workshop also constitutes the first step in the construction of a giant model
of the entire neighborhood (scale 1/200), gathering all the models from the
future workshops are scheduled until the submission of the construction permit
from April to June 2020.
permits will be the first urban authorizations “in two stages” set up by the
DRIEA (Direction régionale et interdépartementale de l’Équipement et de l’Aménagement
d’Île- de-France). They will synthesize the two phases of the construction of
the project (stage 1: Olympic Games phase / stage 2: Heritage phase).