Located on a site next to a busy railway line, the existing college was to be extended by further classrooms and training workshops.
The façade of this complex adopts a number of elements from the 1970s inner-city office building it was meant to complement.
This block-like structure occupies a site in a peripheral urban industrial area.
Based on a rectangular plan, this simple building replaces an earlier house of the same form.
The centre was erected on the site of a medieval monastery, the ruins of which were integrated into the new development.
The architecture of this new centre was intended as an expression of the cultural origins of the native Melanesian people of New Caledonia in the South Pacific....