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. Classified building.

Information Sheet

Renovation/Transformation Théâtre Théo Argence   www.theatretheoargence-saint-priest.fr

Location Saint-Priest, France. Classified building.

Project Cost 12.7 million €.

Time Frame Design: 2018-2019. Construction: 2019-2022. Opening: 2022.

Owner City of Saint-Priest.

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

Theatre Planner(s) Changement à Vue, France   www.changement-a-vue.com

Seat Count 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.

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

Services 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.

Team Yann Jurkiewicz, Émilie Carayol, Eckhard Kahle, Kahle Acoustics.

1/6Théâtre Théo ArgenceAs seen from the parvis, the future entrance to the Théâtre Théo Argence. Photo © Hart Berteloot Atelier Architecture Territoire
2/6Théâtre Théo ArgenceRendering of the 630-seat hall as seen from the balcony. Photo © Hart Berteloot Atelier Architecture Territoire
3/6Théâtre Théo ArgenceRendering of the 630-seat hall as seen from the stage. Photo © Hart Berteloot Atelier Architecture Territoire
4/6Théâtre Théo ArgenceRendering of the space under the 630-seat hall's bleachers. Photo © Hart Berteloot Atelier Architecture Territoire
5/6Théâtre Théo ArgenceRendering of the future hall of the Théâtre Théo Argence. Photo © Hart Berteloot Atelier Architecture Territoire
6/6Théâtre Théo ArgenceCurrent entrance to the former Maison du peuple (or Centre culturel) Théo Argence. Photo © Hart Berteloot Atelier Architecture Territoire