William Lafond, as co-coordinator of the Autre-Soie project, presented the site's location and renovation project to the European partners of the CONDEREFF project.

L’autre soie building is a place where different social and professional categories (students, people with disabilities or illnesses, the elderly, low-income households) meet everyday. This site promote social integration by allowing associations with limited resources to benefit spaces below market prices and artisanal worker to have some space sot hey can handmade handbags with old plastic watering pipes that have been used in agriculture, for example.

Finally, as the site will be transformed, they reach a goal of reusing 9% of the 10 tonnes of building waste during the deconstruction.