Cour Bareuzai redevelopment opens in Dijon, France

The Cour Bareuzai retail development has opened to the public in the UNESCO World Heritage city centre of Dijon, France.

The development involved the careful renovation of a 17th/18th century mansion house building formerly used as offices for Dijon's local authorities. The context-sensitive scheme creates 2,300m² of new high-end retail and restaurant space across three floors, designed to blend harmoniously with their surroundings. A wall which blocked views to the historic buildings was demolished.

Chapman Taylor has many years’ experience delivering schemes within heritage or historical settings. The maintenance and renewal of the physical fabric of historic towns involves a broad range of skills, from strategic planning and detailed technical advice to the sensitive design of new buildings and the repair, alteration and extension of existing buildings.

Design concept

Chapman Taylor always aims to create buildings and places which are ready for 21st century uses without compromising their character or the heritage of the area around them. Congratulations to everyone involved in realising this sensitive scheme.

Nicolas Guillot (Dip Arch DESA Registered architect ‘Ordre des architectes Ile de France’)

Director, Paris

Nicolas joined Chapman Taylor in London in 1998. He relocated to Paris in 2001 and is now the Director responsible for the general management and development of our Paris studio.

With extensive design experience leading various projects from conception through to delivery Nicolas has managed large-scale projects across various sectors in both France and internationally.

Areas of expertise:

Retail / Masterplanning

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