Philibert Dessaignes high school Blois (45)

Centre region

Epicuria Architects

Progress/Delivery date

Surface area
9 500 m²

Construction cost
€11,5M excluding tax (value date 2014)

Scope of services

  • Structure
  • Electricity
  • Fluids
  • Construction economics
  • Roadworks and various networks
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Full transformation and extension of 1000-pupil high school.
Construction of school activities building, gymnasium.
Phased construction (3 phases over 24-month period), occupied site with temporary accommodation of school community.

Technical characteristics

Phased works (3 phases over a total duration of 24 months) on an occupied site.
These successive phases required the implementation of temporary works.
Prefabs were installed to accommodate some of the students during the construction period.

Environmental characteristics

Project voluntary achieved with sustainable development (HQE) compliance.
Thermal performance level set for existing buildings (E/F/I) of 6,700m², existing thermal performance regulation RT2005 (Cep < Cepref -50%) low-energy and, in anticipation, RT2012 thermal performance for new building (Building N for school activities, administration).