Zénith Limoges Métropole

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Zénith Limoges Métropole
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Address16 Avenue Jean Monnet
87100 Limoges France
LocationLimoges, France
OwnerCA Limoges Métropole
OperatorGroupe S-PASS
Broke ground8 April 2005 (2005-04-08)
Opened8 March 2007 (2007-03-08)
Construction costUS$36.6 million
($47 million in 2018 dollars[1])
Official Website

The Zénith Limoges Métropole (also known as the Concert Hall in Limoges) is an indoor amphitheater designed by famous architect Bernard Tschumi.This building is located in a wooded area on the outskirts of a small city in central France called Limoges.The concert hall in Limoges can accommodate up to 6,000 spectators.[2][3]


Basic Details

Site Area: 6 ha (15 acres)
Main Building Area: 14,000 m2 (150,000 sq ft)
Building Dimensions: 90 m (300 ft) (in diameter)
Height: 22 m (72 ft)
Levels: 3 stories of backstage area
Capacity: 6,047
Parking Capacity: 1,500-vehicles-capacity parking surface 4 ha (9.9 acres)
Completion: Spring 2007
Inauguration Date: March 8, 2007
Total Budget: 36.6 million USD
Competition: 1st prize, 2003


Partners-in-charge: Bernard Tschumi, Véronique Descharrières
Lead Designer: Bernard Tschumi
Project Architects: Jean Jacques Hubert, Antoine Santiard, Joël Rutten
Team Architects: Anne Save de Beaurecueil, Chong-Zi Chen, Nicolas Cazeli, Mathieu Göetz, Lara Herro, Robert Holton, Sarrah Khan, Joong Sub Kim, Alan Kusov, Dominic Leong, Michaela Metcalf, Alex Reid, Vincent Prunier et Sylviane Brossard
Landscape Architect: Michel Desvigne
Site Architect: ArchitectAtelier 4
Research office: Technip TPS with Jaillet & Rouby and Naterrer Bois Consult
Staging Consultant: Scène
Acoustics Cial: Landscape Architect Michel Desvigne avec Sol Paysage
Facade Advisor: Hugh Dutton Associates
HQE Engineer: Michel Raoust
Graphics and Signage: Benoît Santiard
Photography: Peter Mauss/Esto, Christian Richters


  1. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved January 2, 2019.
  2. ^ Bernard Tschumi Official Site
  3. ^ Archinovations online architecture magazine

Coordinates: 45°51′44″N 1°16′46″E / 45.862296°N 1.279328°E / 45.862296; 1.279328