Located in a green belt, the Metz’In, the university restaurant at the Metz Technopôle, appears to rise out of its natural environment. It can accommodate nearly 500 guests and serve as many as 1,200 meals per day. Owing to its location at the epicentre of three engineering schools, the Metz’In was the subject of a particularly meticulous architectural concept. Its designers, the architects‘ practice, KL Architectes, based in Metz for 20 years, strive in each of their projects to create buildings that are inextricably linked with the surrounding landscape. This project is another brilliant example.
University restaurant in Metz, France © Gregory Tachet
University restaurant in Metz, France
Building in the public sphere often involves an architecture of appropriateness.