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MOHAMMED VI SOCCER ACADEMY | Groupe3Architectes

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MOHAMMED VI SOCCER ACADEMY | Groupe3Architectes

Photo credit: Stefano Berca

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PROJECT DETAILS:

Project Name:Mohammed VI Soccer Academy    
Type of Project:Soccer club, training center, natural reserve
Client:Académie Mohammed VI de Football

Location:Salé, Morocco
Architects:Groupe3Architectes        
Area: 9000m²    
Engineering consultant: Novec   
Landscape architect:MouniaBennani          
Project completion date:2011    
Photographer:Stefano Berca

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The Mohammed VI Soccer Academy is a project situated on a 25 ha lot of the shelf of the city of Salé, nearby Sala El Jadida. Almost half of the lot is dedicated to the training center, whereas the remaining land is shared between a soccer club for the children of Rabat and Salé and a natural reserve.

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The designated project of the Academy is constituted of two main entities with highly contrasting scales:
- The large space (corresponding to the playgrounds and the open-air activities) with its long walking lanes, its depth of field and clear skyline; this is the zone of effort and strategy-training for the game.
- The village, a neat composition of white masses organized into poles of activity around a central
Plaza, is marked by its inviting and familiar proportions, which contrast with the vast open space and suggest a notion of protection and intimacy.