Maison des Arts et de la Vie associative, Épernay

A dynamic and welcoming music and dance school for the Epernay community's activities. It alignes with the French environmental quality norms (HQE).

Information Sheet

New Build Maison des Arts et de la Vie associative.

Location Épernay, France.

Project Cost 7.8 million €.

Time Frame Conception: 2011-2012. Construction: 2012-2013. Opening: February 2014.

Owner City of Épernay.

Architect(s) Giovanni Pace, agence d'architecture, Reims, France   www.pace.archi

Seat Count A music school made of 16 studios and a couple of dedicated rooms for local activities. A dance school with 3 studios, some conference ones (size between 110 m² and 1 600 m²). Office space for local associations. Total area of approx. 3 000 m².

Uses A new cultural and associative house including a dance and music school, designed in compliance with the latest High Quality Environmental (HQE) norms.

Services Comprehensive acoustic consulting services including acoustic concept, design and construction supervision.

Team Johan Brulez, Thomas Wulfrank, Eckhard Kahle, Kahle Acoustics.

1/5Maison des Arts et de la Vie associativeFaçade of the Maison de vie associative. Photo © Kahle Acoustics
2/5Maison des Arts et de la Vie associativeOne of the dancing rehearsal rooms. Photo © Kahle Acoustics
3/5Maison des Arts et de la Vie associativeLateral side of the ballroom with glass surface. Photo © Kahle Acoustics
4/5Maison des Arts et de la Vie associativeWood beams alignment, detail from the ballroom ceiling. Photo © Kahle Acoustics
5/5Maison des Arts et de la Vie associativeSmooth acoustic integration within the walls of the various studios. Photo © Kahle Acoustics