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Le Phare

Multi-purpose venue for up to 6,000 people.

The multi-purpose venue, which opened in January 2009, comprises a 6,000-seat space for sports events, cultural events and conferences, as well as a smaller 500-seat hall.
The functional elements of the building are specifically designed for a circular base. Designed as a glass ring encircling an elliptical shell, the lighthouse is a statement landmark building in the landscape. Large and geometric in design, the building then becomes an essential focal point
for the regeneration of a mixed urban fabric.
Beyond the urban design context, the building is an efficient tool adapted to a complex programme. Designed with the idea that technology should disappear into the background, in favour of form and transparency, the building can be enjoyed from both inside and outside.

Client : Chambéry Métropole
Location : Chambéry, France
Surface : 20 440 m²
Status : Delivered
Date : 2008
Key points
  • Scalability:and modularity.
  • Free flowing movement.
  • People flow management.
Performance environnementale
  • Natural ventilation via glass roof.
  • Solar thermal production.
  • Photovoltaic collectors.


Patriarche group

Patriarche (architecture, interior design, Environmental Building Quality [EBQ], and BIM)
Patriarche Ingénierie (general construction and cost assessment)
Patriarche Creative (signage)

Partners :

Plantier, Rioualec,
Les Eclaireurs


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