The new Port Marianne college located in the heart of Montpellier, is part of the urban integration program proposed by the city The objective was to create a set of buildings capable of accommodating 750 students in the short term, then 900 in the medium term , thanks to a modular construction system.
The set is made up of a reception building, dedicated to the administration, equipped with a multipurpose room, a CDI and premises for the teachers of a teaching building, a building housing a catering area and sports changing rooms, two maintenance buildings and four staff accommodation.
The mix of wood and concrete materials is particularly significant in this new public achievement.
Supporting the environmental approach with low-CO concrete2
From its production unit in Montpellier, CEMEX has delivered more than 4 m3 low-carbon Vertua ® classic concrete intended for the production of structural elements such as the entrance porch of the establishment, the V-shaped piling posts that support the buildings, the ground floor as well as the slabs and beam posts of certain buildings .
The use of low-carbon concrete makes it possible to reduce greenhouse gas emissions linked to the production of the material and to meet the environmental challenges of the project, according to the wishes of the client and the architects.
High walls in architectonic concrete
In addition, CEMEX delivered more than 1 m3 of light gray architectonic concrete for the construction of the walls of several buildings, some of which rise up to 3 meters.
Facilitate the organization of the construction site
The Bouygues company, in charge of the structural work, used the CEMEX Go application to order all the concrete and monitor delivery in real time. This digital tool thus optimizes the organization of the site, an essential advantage given the particularly tight deadlines for completion.
Client: Hérault Departmental Council
architects: A+Architecture and AMG Architects
Business : Bouygues Building Center South West
BET: Sodeba and Arborescence (structures) / Inddigo (environment)