With its 40.000sqm area (27.000sqm sale area) it gives a new strength to Rive Ouest, a well-known retail zone west of Rennes (Brittany) with an IKEA store and a shopping centre. With new forms of retail and a sustainable architecture, it creates new links with all the area as well as the surrounding natural landscape.
The project besides fashion will also include a range of entertainment, dining and other services in order to make the site much more interesting for visitors. The opening of the center is scheaduled for 2017.
Features mall architecture
The architects Vincent Parreira and Antonio Virga created a form made of several volumes linked by a pedestrian promenade with heavily landscaped plazas.
The project is based on an architecture in contemporary dialogue with its environment .
It offers a strong image, built around a complex of buildings in the form of pebbles. The ground plane weaves a close relationship with the mall Opera, the hypermarkets and the accompanying Ikea: travel, soft links, business synergy, visibility .
72 million euros.