Université de Nantes – UFR Médecine Pharmacie

Nantes, France
Eligibility period
Historic achievement (1961-2011)
Ministère de l’éducation nationale – Rectorat de l’académie de Nantes
Gypsum product manufacturer
Jean-Pierre LOTT
Artbat System
Project start/Completion date

“UFR Médecine Pharmacie – Université de Nantes” is a place highlighting innovation in health training. Students and healthcare professionals can take advantage of innovative equipment dedicated to teaching and research.

Designed by Jean Pierre LOTT architect, the project takes its inspiration from contemporary architecture with a touch of originality. An impressive interior were created with a remarkable atrium.  The atrium offer majestic volumes, more than 16 000 m3, exalted by the perforated plasterboard “Knauf Delta 4 rainuré” that fit perfectly into the design of the whole. In addition, Knauf perforated plasterboard absorb sound energy, resulting in space with exceptional acoustic performance.

What key aspect(s) of the New European Bauhaus initiative does the project fit best with?

How does the project contribute to these aspects?

The solution is combining unrivalled sound absorption performance and attractive design thanks to the perforation. “Knauf Delta 4 rainuré” is also including the Cleaneo air cleansing effect to reduce in-air VOCs and pollutants.