The covered market of Lamure-sur-Azergues (C3 no.410)


Elisabeth Polzella Architecte

C3 no.410 / pp.160-171 (12 pages)


The covered market of Lamure-sur-Azergues _ Elisabeth Polzella Architecte

Rhône department, France, 2017

Local materials and form create an avant-garde vernacular in a marketplace built over a river
Beside the town hall of Lamure-sur-Azergues in eastern France is a new covered market hall built over the river that divides the village. The site had been a plaza situated on a bridge over the river. This covered market, which comprises a market place under a pitched roof and an adjoining pergola or covered walkway, is designed by Lyons-based architect Elisabeth Polzella to give the impression of always having been there. […]