Dream completes mass-timber office building for Olympic Village

By Starr Charles
Dezeen Magazine
June 3, 2024
Category: Wood, Paper & Green Building
Region: International

PARIS — French architecture studio Dream has completed an office building in Paris, which is clad with terracotta tiles to “evoke the history” of the industrial site in the Saint-Ouen district. Situated within one of three Olympic villages, the mass-timber structure by Dream will be used as office space for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games team during the Olympics this summer. One of nineteen buildings in the Saint-Ouen Olympic Village, it was strategically designed for its use beyond the event. “The main idea behind the building is to imagine the office building of the future, with a particular focus on mixed-use programming and, in this case, the integration of a sports area of over 1,200-metre-square on the roof,” studio founder Dimitri Roussel told Dezeen. …A spruce wood frame was used to construct the building and is coupled with prefabricated concrete floors and a Douglas fir exterior. 

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