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Head office, laboratories, production unit.

Genzyme is a pioneering firm in the field of medical biotechnology.
They decided to settle in Lyon in the Gerland district. A production unit, laboratories, and offices are consolidated behind a double skin that underlines the urban side of this project while playing a bio climatic and acoustic role. The offices and laboratories project of Genzyme - Lyon Gerland project is part of a comprehensive environmental approach.
It is the first French building certified NF Tertiary Building - an HEQ approach to reach the maximum possible environmental profile according to the baseline of August 2006. This building
is also certified LEED Silver with the USGBC since 2013.

Client : Genzyme Polyclonals
Location : Lyon, France
Surface : 22 000 m²
Status : Delivered
Date : 2010
Key points
  • Double skin
  • City entrance.
  • Production units, laboratories and offices.
  • Modularity.
Performance environnementale
  • LEED Silver.
  • HQE Label : NF Bâtiments Tertiaires - Démarche HQE Profil 2010 maximum certification


Patriarche group :

Patriarche (Architecture)
Patriarche engineering (Cost assessment)

Partners :

SNC Lavalin,


Awards :
Grand prix SIMI 2010
Price «Plus bel ouvrage métallique» for SCMF
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