Architecture: A former gravel barque
The design of the Arteplage Mobile du Jura (AMJ) was developed exclusively for Expo.02 in collaboration with the Parisian office Més/Architecture of the architect-designer Didier Faustino and the Swiss shipbuilding and engineering team dyne led by Clemens Dransfeld and Christian Bolinger.
The core of the former gravel barque La Poissine (length 37.00 metres, width 10.00 metres) is a multifunctional action room for 150 passengers with bar, sun deck and adjoining rooms on more than 300 square metres.
The Arteplage Mobile du Jura is a floating and variable tool that changes its outer and inner shape according to the climate and adapts to the changing requirements of operation between theatre, discussion forum, broadcasting studio, open-air stage, exhibition space, disco and lounge.
Department of Economic Affairs and Cooperation of the Canton of Jura
Delegates Canton Jura
Jean-François Roth, Stéphane Berdat, Valérie Falbriard
Concept, architecture and design
Mésarchitecture (Didier Faustino, Pascal Mazoyer), Paris, France www.mesarchitecture.ch
dyne design engineering gmbh, Niederlenz
Naval Architecture Yacht Design Stadelmann Bolinger, Lucerne
AIK expéditions Lumières (François Magos and Yann Kersalé), Paris, France
Navigation Lacs de Neuchâtel et Morat www,navig.ch
Photos: © Archive Joël Joliat