CNES launchers direction

2021 – Kourou, French Guyana

This project won first prize in a competition organized by CNES, the French space agency.
The project involves the construction of a building on pilotis built in the savannah within the large spaces of the Guyanese Space Center.
The building, intended to house the launchers’ management offices, is designed as a wood and steel system that achieves best practices in terms of sustainable office space in the equatorial environment and is classified as a positive energy building.

With and for Amarante Architecture