"An innovative design that offers great value for money."   Guilers, a town in Finistère with a population of around 8,500, has just acquired two buildings with canvas roofing, built by SMC2: a boulodrome (boules court) and an athletics hall. Pierre Ogor, the town's mayor, presents these two structures and their architectural features.   Why did you decide to build these two facilities...

"A COVERED STRUCTURE TO CREATE A NEW DYNAMIC",   Last June, the town of Mornant, located in the Rhône region of France, inaugurated a structure with two tennis courts built by SMC2. Its first indoor courts will allow the local club to grow as playing will be possible all year round. Renaud Pfeffer, the mayor of this town of over 5,000 inhabitants, looks back on the structure. Why d...

"WE WERE LOOKING FOR AN AESTHETIC STRUCTURE THAT WAS QUICK TO BUILD",   Since the month of June, Granville (50), a town of nearly 13,000 inhabitants, has had a new covered structure for two of its tennis courts. It chose the SMC2 concept for the modernity of its structure and its speed of construction. Roger Davy, the town’s councillor for sports, looks back on this investment. &nbsp...

“A two-in-one sports facility for Luzech”   For more than a year, the town of Luzech (46) and its 2,000 inhabitants have been enjoying a covered sports hall including a multi-sports surface and a tennis court. The town’s major Gérard Alazard talks about the completed project. Why did you decide to build this sports facility? Our previous secondary and primary schools, with a respect...

We wanted an airy covered structure for a wide range of activities.   In early July, Pressins (38), a town of 1,160 inhabitants, inaugurated its school’s outdoor gym. The town opted for the Preosport® solution and is now enjoying a sports facility that can host a wide selection of activities.   How did the project begin? Our school, which has more than 160 pupils, didn’t hav...

In December 2016, Gagnac sur Garonne (31), a town of some 3,000 inhabitants, inaugurated ASTRIA, a Preosport housing a multisports area and a bowls pitch. Patrick Bergougnoux, the municipal councillor in charge of finance and project prime contractor, talks about this investment meeting a number of requirements.   How did the project begin? Because the town did not have a gym, we had b...

The town of Chavenay in the Yvelines department has built indoor tennis courts plus a judo and dance hall. Completed about a year ago, this sports facility is giving a new lease of life to the town’s sporting life, according to Siegfried Jahn, deputy mayor in charge of works.   What made you build this sports facility? The existing sports hall was the former girls’ school: so it goes w...

For the past 9 months, players at Caen’s Malherbe stadium have been enjoying an indoor training facility featuring a 2,500 m2 wood frame structure with a tensile fabric roof. Interview with Cyriaque Mauduit, sports facility manager at the City of Caen’s municipal sports directorate.   How did the project begin? Following the World Equestrian Games in 2014, the Ornano facility was Caen’s m...

SMC2 has built several Préosports in Corsica over the past few years. Education buildings department head for Corsica’s local government Guy Graziani tells us how important these sports facilities are.   Why did you decide to build this type of sports facility? Corsica’s local government is responsible for educational facilities and has a long-standing experience in building and mainta...

Tremplin Sport Formation is a private training organisation hosting a wide range of workshops and courses for companies and athletes. It owns several sports facilities including a Préosport since December 2014, and a gymnasium featuring a dual membrane facade recently completed by SMC2. Franck Volpi, who directs the organisation, tells us more about these two sports facilities.   Why di...