A few weeks after the easing of shelter-in-place measures, GA Smart Building has released the first building in the Gymnote complex.
Gymnote is an 11,000 sqm mixed-use development comprising an office building for Ramsay Santé and a student residence for the Kley group*. The property, developed in close partnership with the Urban Community of Cergy-Pontoise (CACP) and Cergy-Pontoise Aménagement, is located in the immediate vicinity of the Cergy-Préfecture railway station (RER line A), the university and other higher education institutions, and is accessible from the A15 motorway. Designed by the architects Reichen & Robert, Gymnote stands as a powerful architectural statement to anyone entering the town.
The nine-storey, 6,000 sqm “Gymnote I” office building handed over today will provide accommodation for Ramsay Santé employees. It features an innovative dynamic façade finished with metallic strips. The workspaces, designed to be flexible and scalable, are delivered furnished and ready to use, allowing staff to move in immediately. A gym with changing rooms and showers, relaxation and co-working areas round out the accommodation, which also features a 100 sqm, south-facing terrace on the top floor and balconies accessible on all floors.
Considering the current circumstances, we are very proud to be handing over this new building today. The construction site had been shut down only a few days before completion, initially scheduled for late March. We put a lot of energy into being able to release it as quickly as possible after the easing of shelter-in-place restrictions, enabling its user, Ramsay Santé, to move its staff in.
Designed using FullBIM, the 3D digital model developed by GA Smart Building, which will enable real-time monitoring of the construction’s progress, the building will also be managed by GAPÉO®, the consumption management and monitoring system developed by GA. This technology will optimise the building’s energy performance while improving user comfort. The “Gymnote I” office building is one of the pilot buildings aiming for OsmoZ certification for quality of use and comfort in the workplace, and is also seeking HQE® Sustainable Building certification at the “High Energy-Efficiency” level.
* Handover scheduled for next September.