Théâtre Théo Argence, Saint-Priest

Rehabilitation and extension of the former Maison du peuple of Saint-Priest (or Centre culturel) according to the HQE: BBC (low consumption building efficiency), is aiming at satisfying artists, users and audiences, notably through shifting the vision of the ground and opening onto the public square. Listed building.

Technische Details

Renovierungen/Umbauten Théâtre Théo Argence

Ort Saint-Priest, France. Listed building.

Baukosten 12.7 million €.

Zeitrahmen Design: 2018-2019. Construction: 2019-2022. Opening: September 2023.

Bauherr City of Saint-Priest.

Architect(en) Hart Berteloot Atelier Architecture Territoire (HBAAT), France  •  Richard Klein, Historian.

Theaterplaner Changement à Vue, France

Zahl der Sitzplätze Two halls: a 630-seat capacity (up to 900 seats with a standing audience) and a 100-seat one, along with exhibition spaces, a cafe and spaces for artists. Total area: 3 180 m².

Nutzung Theatre producing concerts and shows of all types and for all kind of audiences.

Leistungsumfang Comprehensive acoustic consulting services for the entire project from competition to commissioning, including the internal acoustic quality, building acoustics along with noise and vibrations control.

Beteiligte Berater Yann Jurkiewicz, Émilie Carayol, Eckhard Kahle, Kahle Acoustics.

1/6Théâtre Théo ArgenceAs seen from the parvis, the future entrance to the Théâtre Théo Argence. Foto © Hart Berteloot Atelier Architecture Territoire
2/6Théâtre Théo ArgenceThe 630-seat hall as seen from the last row. Foto © Kahle Acoustics
3/6Théâtre Théo ArgenceThe 630-seat hall as seen from stage. Foto © Kahle Acoustics
4/6Théâtre Théo ArgenceDetail of one of the parallel walls of the 630-seat hall with its wooden panels of variable acoustics. Foto © Kahle Acoustics
5/6Théâtre Théo ArgenceThe 630-seat hall with amplified music concert. Foto © Kahle Acoustics
6/6Théâtre Théo ArgenceCurrent entrance to the former Maison du peuple (or Centre culturel) Théo Argence. Foto © Hart Berteloot Atelier Architecture Territoire