Aire autoroutiére de l'autoroute A16 la Baie de Somme
(Bay of the Somme Motorway services, A16)
wood , glass
Circular buildings ; Motorways
Exterior view: (from L to R) Observation tower (providing views of the Bay of the Somme), Wind Turbine, Services Buildings with outdoor eating area. The water channels are stocked with fish. Visitors are encouraged to walk or cycle into the surrounding countryside. Enclosed landscaped areas for cars to stop and picnic are provided. Tourist Information on the area is provided on site and the ground floor of the tower contains space for video presentations on the cultural heritage and natural resources of the area. The service station has been awarded Environmental High Quality certification.
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Architect and Landscape designer.
Service stations -- France
Architecture -- 2000-2100
Glass -- In architecture
Ecological landscape design
Tourism -- France
Architecture -- Environmental aspects