Last phase of modernization works

Published on 07/01/15

Last phase of modernization works


The third modernization phase of the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès will take place between July 1st and September 15th, 2015. It is the last phase of renovation, embellishment and standardization works of the building. The renovation program was started in 2013 by the City of Cannes, which is the owner of the site and project manager.


After two particularly remarkable renovation phases during the past 2 summers, significantly changing the aesthetic, technicality and safety of the building, this new phase of works concerns essentially finishing works of the spaces modified or created during the previous summers. These finishing works will mark the end of the embellishment, enlargement and standardization works of the building.


Presentation of the major works 2015 :
- Grand Auditorium : end of works with in particular a new lighting of the Atrium and the decoration of the walls.
- Technical and architectural arrangements of the 4th floor with the creation of a new prestigious space, the Salon Croisette and its mezzanine, including an exterior catwalk.
- Technical finalization of all the spaces (installation of lifts, fire safety, air conditioning, plumbing, ventilation, video).
- Organization of 7 additional organizer's offices (floors, walls, ceilings, joinery, electricity, air conditioning).
- Interior design of the premises (wall panelling).


In parallel, other less visible works will also take place this summer. The first phase of the replacement of the flooring at exhibition area level 01 (works planned over four summers), as well as the installation of sprinklers at Puits de Lumière and Salon des Ambassadeurs. To be added, the replacement of the sound system of Théâtre Debussy.

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