Construction of a new 768-cell prison

The construction of the 36,400 sqm prison is foreseen for 768 cells. It comprises 11 buildings. It’s the French most important penitentiary construction project:

  • 4 detention houses (women/men),
  • 2 central buildings providing accommodation and consisting of workshops and gymnasium,
  • 1 semi-custodial quarter,
  • 1 administrative building,
  • 1 families’ reception building,
  • 1 building – main entrance door.

The large complex is entirely enclosed by a perimeter wall and anti-helicopter kevlar cables; surrounding parking and landscaping.

Client

Ministry of Justice – APIJ

Project Dates

2011 – 2014

Partners

Léon Grosse
Archi 5 Prod