More Than a School, a Campus
The Confluence is a dynamic campus:
That integrates and develops the local and regional university fabric
That brings together a student residence, housing for researchers, the school and its partners on one site
That superimposes and links pedagogical spaces dedicated to creation, fabrication and connection.
- 1. Creative Research Space
- 2. Creative Connective space
- 3. Creative Open space
- 4. Creative Urban space
- 5. Creative Maker space
Creative Research Space
The synergy generated by the ensemble of these open, articulated and interconnected spaces establishes the Confluence as a campus and a center of research Creative Research Space
Creative Connective space
The Creative Connective Space is located on the upper level. It is the place for networks and exchanges to and from around the world. This space is also dedicated to the conception and diffusion of productions in the virtual domain of the school: projects, courses, research, conférences, publications, etc. In fact, it is the place where all internal school activities are implemented
Creative Open space
At its center, the Creative Open Space is the place for individual student work. Each Student of the school has a dedicated space. The Confluence is the only school in France that offers these individual work conditions to all of its students.
Creative Urban space
Between the city and the other Creative Spaces, the Creative Urban Space is the forum of the school. A place for exhibitions and large-scale experimentation, a place for debates and critiques, a place for meetings and exchanges, it is also the festive place of the school and its cafe forms the neural center of creations linked to fortuitous meetings.
Creative Maker space
On the lower level, the Creative Maker Space is the place for the fabrication of projects conceived in the Creative Open Space. It is equipped with multiple machines such as 2D and 3D digital printers, laser cutters, rapid prototyping machines, robotics, thermoforming machines, etc. Conceived as a laboratory, this space is organized under the direction of a professor accompanied by technicians and student assistants. The Creative Maker Space is open during the weekends to passionate people from outside the school who realize with students their own objects