Stunning new wooden sports center in Paris is hidden underneath sprawling green roof
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A large green landscape dominates this new sprawling sports center located in the suburbs of Paris. Designed by Gaetan Le Penhuel Architecture, the Clamart Sports Center houses four schools under a vast green carpet and a huge curved shell supported by structurally efficient laminated wooden beams. The complex is framed by two contrasting urban conditions-a suburban zone of detached houses in the south, and a uniform configuration of social housing towers in the north. In order to reconcile the...