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The photo shows the dock Carras along the river Agout Castres in the Tarn. This dock was converted into a parking lot in 1989.

" Development of Piers Agout - Castres
Located in the heart of the city, the development of the quays is part of a wider operation launched by the city of Castres to regain the banks of the river, Agout . The simplicity of treatment and the implementation of repetitive figures were chosen to take the confrontation with the variety, the picturesque and the chromatic richness of
"Houses on Agout ."

To answer a part in hydraulic rules imposed very openwork facades and other representation of a base supporting the city, the pattern of stratification was established by alternating white and gray granite concrete . The granite massif extract Sidobre close , has been a particular job : working of search (curve polishing) and implementing non- traditional cared for stapling . "

http://www.ifarchitecture.fr/amenagement_des_quais_de_l_agout_-_castres_9-ref_36.php

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