Rehabilitation of the CHEVREUL building

Type of mission: Design and project management of air treatment, plumbing / special fluids, laboratory equipment
Amount of the transaction: € 7,300,000
Surface area: 4,590 m²

  • Date: 2018
  • Client: University of Lyon
  • Type of project: Design and project management

Subject mastery :
CGA Architect, TPFI

About this project

The Chevreul building is a rectangular R + 5 building with 1 basement level, built in 1964. It is intended to accommodate the IRCELYON units – Institute for Research on Catalysis and the Environment of Lyon (UMR 5256), the LMI – Laboratory of Multimaterials and Interfaces (UMR 5615) and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Specificity of the project:

– Restructuring of the southern part and the basement

– Disabled, fire safety, asbestos compliance

– Resumption of facades

– Creation of a more visible entrance on rue Victor Grignard

– Improvement of energy performance (RT 2012 -40%)

– HQE NF Tertiary building profile (3 TP level targets)

– Creation of an elevated technical floor

– Offices and chemical laboratories

– Work on occupied site

Our latest achievements


The creation of an institute devoted to interdisciplinary research in cancerology.

Insectarium of the University of Strasbourg

Realization of a new construction for the Insectarium in extension of the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology


It is intended to accommodate the IRCELYON units – Lyon Institute for Catalysis and Environment Research