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04/05/2012

Renovation and extension of the TIGNESPACE center

To become the preferred European destination of sports fans, Tignesis preparing to break ground on a new ambitioushigh quality sports complex, equipped with modern multipurpose structures. The future TIGNESPACE center will be used for shows, concerts and all types of indoor events.

Renovation and extension of the TIGNESPACE center Renovation and extension of the TIGNESPACE center

While they were in competition with major steel detailing companies in France, Ets BOUCHET won the final order for this project representing a total weight of 982 tons of steel structure.

Due to its location in the Alps and having a green roof, the main steel structure is made of huge welded beams that are supported on intermediate steel posts fixed on concrete walls, and which get a steel deck. Ets BOUCHET also built, at the request of the architect, their licensed thermal bridge breakers on the eaves of the building.

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Renovation and extension of the TIGNESPACE center Thierry Depollier, manager of the detailing office in Ets BOUCHET said : « For this complex project, the ability of Advance Steel to work in realistic mode together with 3Dnavigation have greatly facilitated our work and have improved the efficiency of our weekly meetings with the other disciplines. It is worth mentioning that the fabrication of the welded beams at workshop was simplified with the high-quality drawings automatically created with Advance Steel with the display of the final assembly part with 2D and 3D views providingan easier understanding. »