Construction of the Rennes Convention Center in the former convent of the Jacobins

The Convention Center comprises :

  • a 1000-seat auditorium designed to host major congresses, conventions, conferences, shows and orchestras ;
  • a 300-seat auditorium designed to host small congresses, conferences and shows ;
  • modular exhibition areas ;
  • multi-purpose areas for catering/exhibition ;
  • a 500-seat multi-purpose room ;
  • 20 modular meeting rooms located in the part of the convent being listed as a place of heritage significance and designed to host meetings, seminars, cocktails, commissions.

High Quality Environmental  approach


Rennes Métropole

Project Dates




Jean Guervilly
Françoise Mauffret
David Cras
Alain-Charles Perrot
Florent Richard

Project Figures

Project costs: 75 M€