ANMA: ARTEM gallery and cosmopolitan promenade
ANMA: ARTEM gallery and cosmopolitan promenade ANMA: ARTEM gallery and cosmopolitan promenade
dec 23, 2012
ANMA: ARTEM gallery and cosmopolitan promenade

‘ARTEM’ by ANMA, nancy, france
image © stephane chalmeau
all images courtesy of ANMA



winning a competition in 2005, the ‘ARTEM (a combination of ‘art’, ‘technology’ and ‘management’)’ project by french firm agence nicolas
michelin and associates (ANMA) unites nancy’s three top creative institutes – the ecole nationale supérieure d’art de nancy, the ecole des
mines pour la technologie, and the ICN business school- with an acclimatized promenade that provides a common space for the three entities
to combine their unique fields in a social atmosphere. spanning a distance of 300 meters, the project consists of two parts: a transparent promenade
with parallel rows of slender white column trees covered on either side by a curtain wall and supporting two tone polygonal roof panels that reflect the
scale and aesthetic of the nearby mountains. the second part, a more traditional structure, like an inhabitable bridge connecting two faculties through
the common park, containing auditoria, classrooms, research facilities, food service, green roofs and offices. it is also the largest heat exchanger in france,
creating a comfortable micro-climate for students and visitors to share their thoughts, learn, socialize and explore.



promenade curtain wall facade
image © stephane chalmeau



sawtooth profile reflects the mountains
image © stephane chalmeau



interior of long walkway glowing with the colors of the roof panels
image © stephane chalmeau



vertical circulation servicing the several spaces
image © stephane chalmeau



external connection between promenade and building
image © stephane chalmeau



image © stephane chalmeau



new structure
image © stephane chalmeau



an inhabitable bridge in a park
image © stephane chalmeau



image © stephane chalmeau



image © stephane chalmeau



roof top gardens and green space for the public to enjoy
image © stephane chalmeau



floor plan / level 0



floor plan / level 1









project info:



site: haussonville-blandan district, nancy
competition: 2006
development: 2006-2010
construction: 2009-2015
delivery (ensmn & gallery): août 2012
public spaces: 20,400,000 €
ensmn: 23,500,000 €
ARTEM site: 10 hectares
site (ensmn & galerie): 20,000 m2
buildings (floor area): 18,000 m2
energy performance: conforms to rt 2012
project manager: communauté urbaine du grand nancy
project management contractor: solorem
architects: ANMA agence nicolas michelin & associés n. michelin, m. delplace, c. trétout
project directors: hélène galifer et sophie-laure weill
construction director: etienne challet-hayard
landscaping associate: apca – agence de paysagiste claire alliod
engineering / associates: egis grand est – bet tce elioth – bet hqe, façades, charpentes
economist: michel forgue
acoustics: peutz
light design: patrick rimoux (gallery), on (exterior spaces)

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