The Academy is located on the historic site of Marquette-lez-Lille (59) which was originally a Cistercian abbey. Founded in the 13th century by Jeanne de , Marquette Abbey was later disused, and then purchased in 1853 by Lesaffre Group founders Louis Lesaffre and Louis . The Academy was built on the site of the "Large modern malthouses” and has retained certain architectural elements from the former alcohol factory.
Our experts the Academy’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning facilities. They have commissioned heat pumps, ceiling-type terminal units and vertical air conditioning cabinets. The ducts they used were delivered to them and filmed, enabling them to carry out a meticulous job with impeccable finishings.
“The architect wanted the technical fixtures to be visible, reinforce the industrial" look. As the ductwork is entirely apparent in the tasting area located under the old factory silos, we installed heat-insulated ducts with a very attractive stainless-steel finish," explained agency manager Thierry Pillot.
The Academy is a research & development laboratory, housing a training and grouping services for the marketing of fermentation products such as fresh yeast and micro-organisms. by Lesaffre is a major player in the food industry with 77 production sites throughout the distributes its products in 185 countries.