Communauté Urbaine de Dunkerque
Total Built Surface Area
11,310 sq. m. (1953 sq. m. in the AP2 and 9,357 sq. m. in the new building)
Surface Area of the Site
4 246 sq. m.
Surface Areas of some of the Facilities of the FRAC/AP2 Building
Observation deck: 851.76 sq. m.
Meeting hall: 593 sq. m.
Lab: 303.04 sq. m.
Display window: 67.88 sq. m.
Cinema: 78.33 sq. m.
Studio: 203.46 sq. m.
Salon: 112.80 sq. m.
Exhibition gallery 1: 474.07 sq. m.
Exhibition gallery 2: 162.72 sq. m.
Storage: 2,630 sq. m.
Hangar: 1,817 sq. m.
The work has required the presence of a hundred workers on the construction site.
This development project is being carried out jointly by the French government (Ministère de la culture et de la communication), the Nord-Pas de Calais region and the Communauté urbaine de Dunkerque.
November 2011 to December 2013 — construction
29 June 2012 — The cornerstone is laid
Fall 2013 — Delivery of the building
November 16th, 2013 — Official inauguration