Fabrique Dervallières-Zola

The architectural project : Rehabilitating a school

Located in the Dervallières-Zola area, a former primary school has been converted into a Fabrique since January 2009.
The building is home to locally rooted associations, an incubator for developping structures and many studios dedicated to art residencies. 


  • a space of 100 m² for artists residencies
  • 3 creative rooms of 54 m²
  • 1 recording studio
  • office space (incubator for smaller structures)
  • workshops
  • ground level : common rooms, and one creative space with a wooden dance floor (100 m²)
  • First floor : hosts the offices of three art associations, La Luna (visual arts), Yolk (jazz collective) and Rapacité (rap music)
  • Top floor : provides three residency studios (54 m² each), one for dancing, one for the visual arts, and a multifunctional studio

Lastly, this Fabrique also serves as an incubator for 6 artistic and cultural associations : 


Logo Nantes