INA experimental farm

Brief : Teaching farm for dairy cattle

Construction date : 1998
Address : INA Paris-Grignon route de Beynes 78850 THIVERVAL- GRIGNON YVELINES (FRANCE).
Architect(s) : COMPERE Denis, architect
Client(s) : Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon
Area : 1120m2 pen building; 890m2 strawed area
Contractor(s) : Ets JAMES ; DAGUZE (Engineer)
Press : Séquences Bois n°33, December 2000 ; Visitors’ Guide / France agricole
Photography : © CNDB .
Key words : TEACHING FARM | TIMBER | TIMBER FRAME | GLUED-LAMINATED

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This educational dairy farm, open to the public (teachers, researchers and agricultural professionals) puts the emphasis on a diversity of timber structures and finishes. Three distinct elements present three types of structure and interior design. The pen-style stables use frame components constructed using box elements in laminated timber. The straw covered stable area is situated underneath a trellis type structure in circular timber sections. Finally, the reception building and the circulation zones exploit a glued laminated timber structure.

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Union régionale des caue du centre
Ministère de l'agriculture et de la pêche
Ministère de la culture et de la communication

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