Backroads – Provence, France
Venasque, France 2018
Backroads, an internationally recognized active tourism company, retained Trachtenberg Architects to create its European Operations Center in Venasque, France (near Avignon).
The program includes:
- An office building (±5,000 sf) for about 50 people, including a large training room, a bike repair shop, common kitchen/lunch room, garden and second floor open air meeting space.
- A warehouse (±27,000 sf) to contain 10,000 bicycles, a bicycle mechanical shop, space for storage of gear and supplies, a laundry, a commercial kitchen, a bunkhouse for showers, sleeping, lockers, and storage.
- A large exterior yard for parking and storage of hundreds of vans and trailers.
The project is currently in Design and is expected to commence construction in 2019.
Design Architect: Trachtenberg Architects – David Trachtenberg, Eric Tam
Architect of Record: Lautrefabrique Architectes – Jean-Pascal Crouzet