Garden in Uckange
Contractor : Établissement Public Foncier de Lorraine
BASE landscape designer mandatory + B3Esh
Construction : DTP terrassements, Vert Paysage et Aménagement
Uckange / Moselle
budget / 1 M€
surface / 5 ha
completed / 2007
Located along the river Moselle on the site of the old Uckange city factory (near Thionville and Luxemburg), the 5 ha site is overlooked by the “U4” smelting furnace of Uckange, which hosts a tourist information programme on the steel-manufacturing heritage of the Lorraine region.
The garden is mainly composed of :
The garden contributes to the site’s pollution clear-up (heavy metals, arsenic) and more importantly to its security-proofing, through various protection and confinement mechanisms.
In parallel with the project design, we carried out an urban planning survey on the outskirts of the site, under the authority of Uckange city council.
2006.03.23 - La Semaine