Lyon Meadows

BASE: Located in the town of La Chapelle St-Luc, on the outskirts of Troyes, the ‘Prés de Lyon’ is a city park which was designed in the 70s on the ‘English garden’ model. This park suffered numerous degradations so the town council decided to contract landscape architects to make it more accessible and attractive. BASE’s work consisted in reinstating earthworks, pathways, entrances and most planted plots, proposing several play areas, most of them designed for the young. A 700 sq.m concrete “street” skate park has been built, along with children playgrounds, a miniature golf course, pétanque playing grounds, a health and fitness trail, etc. At the centre of the park, a vast plain liable to flooding remained dry and unused. BASE proposed the building of a 170 sq.m solarium facing South destined for sunbathing and designed more largely as a chill-out and relaxation area. Access is through a network of wooden pontoons and banks, located 1m high, safe from potential flood risks. Integrated lighting is provided in the structure and pontoons.

Landscape Architecture: BASE (Build A Super Environment) / Franck Poirier, Bertrand Vignal and Clément Willemin
Location: Chapelle st Luc / Champagne / France
Cost: 2 M€
Area: 6 ha
Completed: 2006

Metalco ArchInteligence

Products by TTC Timmler Technology

TTC Timmler Technology

Streetlife Design Competition

Streetlife and Landezine are calling students and young professionals from the field of landscape architecture and related fields to submit ideas for 'Lost Sites'!

Explore



  • Landezine Newsletter

    Best of Landscape Architecture in Your Mailbox
    Twice per month!

    Keep in touch!


    About Us / Contact
    Send us your project!
    Advertise
    Landezine LIVE
    LILA - Landezine International Landscape Award

    Privacy Policy
    Terms and Conditions



    © 2009 – 2022 Landezine
    +386 40 81 40 04
    info (at) landezine.com

    All rights reserved. All photos, plans and renders of projects on Landezine are property of a photographer or landscape architects mentioned within a specific project presentation.
    Watch Landezine LIVE Lectures
    See LILA - Landezine International Landscape Award Winners