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Centre for Research and Interdisciplinarity

Emphasize Architectural Ambition

Situated within the historic Parisian neighbourhood of Marais, the CRI wanted to emphasise its architectural ambition, while operating as a multi-functional urban campus. The collaborative spaces within the centre act as a hub for nurturing conversation and debates – therefore acoustic consideration was crucial.

To work in harmony with the skylight’s frames and the overlooking façades, custom MINERAL Baffle Elements were the solution of choice. Assembled in one metre cubes gently suspended in mid-air, these minimalist features create a striking visual focus and strengthen the sound absorption capacity within the space. Contributing not only to acoustical comfort, they also help to create a stylish and sophisticated ambience.

Project Facts

  • Architect: Architecture Patrick Mauger
  • Contractor: Vinci Construction
  • Client: Centre de Recherches Interdisciplinaires
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Project Information

  • Sector: Education
  • Room Type: Library, Circulation Area, Corridors
  • Materials: Mineral, Metal
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