BIG is one of two architects who won the competition to build the new 12,350 sqm prestigious culture centre in Bordeaux - MÉCA - Maison de l’Économie Créative et de la Culture en Aquitaine. The new culture centre is located on the historic riverfront at the Garonne river in Bordeaux.


BIG has signed a contract with RIB to use RIB Capture, a digital solution that will be used for all on-site inspections at MÉCA. The contract also covers Professional Services and RIBs consultants will manage the setup and training of all users, ensuring that all project parties across countries will profit optimally from the use of RIB Capture.

We are delighted that BIG has chosen RIB Capture as their digital platform for all inspections at MÉCA. We are looking forward to collaborate with BIG and to contribute to the efficiency and documentation of all inspection processes.
— Morten Abildgaard, Senior Business Consultant at RIB

RIB Capture is a valuable tool for quality assurance to all parties who perform controls and document the quality of performed work. With RIB Capture, registrations, photo documentation, floor plan placement and descriptions are connected into one workflow. 


About MÉCA

MÉCA will unite three cultural institutions into one single building; the existing centre of modern art FRAC, the performance centre OARA and the archive of literature and film ECLA. 150 architects were invited to the competition. The Danish architect BIG won the competition in collaboration with FREAKS freearchitects. The client is Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine and the project is elaborated in collaboration with dUCKS scéno, Khephren Ingénierie, VPEAS, ALTO Ingénierie, Vincent Hedont, PBNL, Mryk & Moriceau, Ph.A.