78942
updated: 11/23/2020
1930s Grain Silo
97 rue de Taillebourg
17100 Saintes
France
Contact the commission

Charente-Maritime Film commission

| +33 (0)5 16 07 77 17

78942
1930s Grain Silo
97 rue de Taillebourg
17100 Saintes
France
Contact the commission

Charente-Maritime Film commission

| +33 (0)5 16 07 77 17

Location type
Environment
Roadside,
City
General presentation

Dans l'Oeil du Silo is a collectif of musiciens, architects, light and sound technicians, graphists, photographers and dreamers.
Organised as an association we develop the site and organise culturel events in this former agriciltural Coop. Le Silo • au 97 rue de Taillebourg 17100 Saintes.

Grain silo constructed between 1936 and 1950. Neo classic / fonctionalist / brutalist style. Interesting internal spaces with original machinery and installations. Isolated tower building 23 metres tall over 8 storeys. Concrete curtain wall glazing. 400m² flat roof. On a free site of 7000m².

Location Condition Type
In restoration - Work in progress,
In fair condition
Location History
Grain silo constructed between 1936 and 1950. Neo classic / fonctionalist / brutalist style. Interesting internal spaces with original machinery and installations. Isolated tower building 23 metres tall over 8 storeys. Concrete curtain wall glazing. 400m² flat roof. On a free site of 7000m².
Construction period
1931-1940
Dominant style
Art deco,
Avant-garde and functionnalism,
Functionnalism,
Néo-classique
Specific styles
Covered - Indoor,
Open
Remarkable architectural elements
Cellar,
Stairs,
Basement,
Tower,
Stained-glass windows
Materials
Concrete - Cement - Breezeblock,
Building front : Concrete - Cement - Breezeblock,
Interior walls : Concrete - Cement - Breezeblock,
Interior floor : Concrete - Cement - Breezeblock,
Building roof : Flat roof