Objectif Rouen : Rouen Zénith 

Civil buildings

Gros Horloge
Law court
Hôtel Dieu / La Madeleine
Former town hall
Tourist agency
Fierté Saint Romain
Corneille high school
Hôtel de région
pénitents cloister
Joan of Arc tower
Rouen railway station
Rouen Zénith

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Le zénith de Rouen
Rouen zénith

After WWII, the architecture in Rouen had to face a strong challenge : rebuild quickly a huge part of the city. This has not always been an easy task, and it has not always be done in a fancy way. At the end of the XXth century though, many ambitious projects were launched.

The Rouen zénith is one of these projects. It is a multipurpose hall, that can contain from 2500 to 7000 people. It has been designed by the swiss architect Bernard Tschumi. Inaugurated in 2001, its double steel shell leads into a huge steel and concrete hall.

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