L'heure tranquille

59 Avenue Marcel Mérieux, 37200 Tours
Maître d'ouvrage
APSYS
Programme
Shopping mall with shopping mall partially covered with an inflatable AFP type membrane. First project of a shopping center of its kind in France.
Surfaces
42 000 m²
Procédure
Concours Lauréat
Architecte mandataire
MAAC
Photographes
F.Paillet
Année
2009
Statut

The 2 Lions ZAC is a new and vivid district in the South outskirt of Tours City.

Mixing majors programs as it's Law University (7000 students) it's new Campus, a new business incubator; private and collective housing residences for rental and homeownership , and a leisure park "La Gloriette".

This new outskirt zone, directly linked with the city of Tours and it's south side, is considered as a new complete urban area.

It will receive : L'Heure Tranquille : a vast leisure and shopping center (30 000 m²); a new buisiness center and equipements (11 000 m²) and a 100 rooms Hotel Resort.

L'heure tranquille is meaned to be the new shopping beating hart of the whole district, strategic center of an 120 hectares operation.