2004 / 2008


Public facilities

Design and construction of Reunion Island 600-convict prison.

Buildings have simple and distinctive layout. By working on different trail lines, we alternate restricted and enlarged areas, which merge with landcapes in the distance. Working and living areas are thus enhanced. The project thus creates the best possible conditions for detention, which is adapted to cultural and climatic features on the island.

Contracting Authority: The French Government and
the Ministry of Justice, AMOTMJ
Architect: AS.Architecture-Studio
Co-architect: Delcourt Agency
Contractor: Léon Grosse
Engineering: OTH Bâtiments
Consultant: Pierre Pommier
Scope of work: Standard
Area: 24,000 sqm
Competition: 2004, winner (design and build contract)
Completion: 2008

Saint-Denis, Reunion Island, France


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