Another departure from the usual plan is that found in Albi Cathedral(1350), in which there are no aisles,
their place being taken by chapels between the buttresses which were required to resist the thrust of the nave vault, the widest in France.
Positioned in the heart of the modern and dynamic network of“Mines”,“Télécom” and“Toulouse” universities located throughout France and
in the Midi-Pyrénées region,“Mines Albi” is developing in an environment of world-renowned
research clusters in various fields such as aeronautics, cancer and health, energy, water and environment.