Gymnasium Construction
inauguration d'un complexe sportif

SMC2 design concept provides an economic and ecological way to maintain a 'temperate' indoor playing environment regulated to 12°C - ideal for sport.

The thermal comfort of people playing in SMC2 sports hall is assured by combining single or double fabric membrane skins with strategically placed radiant gas heaters and a unique and exclusive system of air handling and dehumidificaion plant.


Zoom: Alternative Sports hall in Joué-les-Tours


The town of Joué-les-Tours south of in central France was looking for a sports hall for a school and a neighboring sports club that would be inexpensive to build and economic to maintain.

Sports halls with textile roofs can genuine alternative to traditional sports halls, the clients got together with specialists from SMC2.

Planning started with an analysis of the facility’s use and location, followed by detailing of the budget and an examination of the applicable regulations standards. The hall’s equipment then defi ned. This included spectator stands; ancillary facilities extended uses as well as the choice of suitable materials. The materials used for SMC2 sports hall have a small carbon footprint.
The building finally was completed and the keys were handed over. “The aesthetic result made a big impression,” says Gérard Terriot, deputy head of the youth and sport department in Joué-les-Tours.

Textile roofs for sports halls make economic sense and are eco-friendly, particularly when light, recyclable materials are used. Thanks to the translucent membrane, light is uniformly distributed, thus making artificial lighting superfluous during daylight hours. Thanks to protection from extreme heat in the summer and extreme cold in the winter, the textile roof also improves thermal comfort and interior acoustics.

The sports hall in Joué-les-Tours is dedicated entirely to the pleasure of practicingsport and at the same time extremely economical to operate.

For more information on our range of gymnasium construction services call us today on 01376 572 555.