Tag: France

Gymnasium and Town Hall Esplanade \ LAN Architecture

Gymnasium and Town Hall Esplanade \ LAN Architecture

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• June 21, 2012 • Comments (0)

In the Île-de-France region, the new gymnasium at Chelles is an exceptional example of a public building with a strong architectural identity. The town council’s aim was that this local amenity should play a key role in the harmonious redefinition of the urban landscape. Located in the town centre, the project enhances the surrounding architectural […]

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Courthouse Saint-Malo \ LAN Architecture

Courthouse Saint-Malo \ LAN Architecture

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• June 21, 2012 • Comments (1)

The major highlight of the Saint-Malo Courthouse project is certainly the opportunity to actively participate to an urban renewal condition in which the downtown is moved from the port to the new pole, following a grid in which Avenue Aristide Briand performs as the main axis. The organization of the new Courthouse demonstrates an example […]

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BIG Wins a MÉCA TO CULTURE in Bordeaux

BIG Wins a MÉCA TO CULTURE in Bordeaux

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• June 20, 2012 • Comments (0)

Team BIG+FREAKS freearchitects, dUCKS scéno, Khephren Ingénierie, VPEAS, ALTO Ingénierie, Vincent Hedont, PBNL, Mryk & Moriceau, Ph.A wins the competition to design a new 12 000 m2 cultural center on the riverfront of Bordeaux, merging three cultural institutions into one single building. The new Maison de l’Économie Créative et de la Culture en Aquitaine, MÉCA, […]

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Press Conference Room for the French Ministry of Agriculture \ h2o Architectes

Press Conference Room for the French Ministry of Agriculture \ h2o Architectes

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• June 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

The client’s specific request for this press conference room was to create a project that would be both contemporary and timeless in order to match the Institution that it would represent. h2o Architectes aimed to transform this “technical tool” into a space of representation and communication for the Minister and its politicians. A high number […]

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Le Prado\ Padovani

Le Prado\ Padovani

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• April 22, 2012 • Comments (0)

Located by the beaches of the Prado in Marseilles, this former smallholding flanked by a stable was renovated in three steps. At the very end of the nineties, the young family setting up on the first floor gladly agreed to the two children sharing the same room for a time. The volume is then entirely […]

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7th edition of the Festival of Lively Architectures in Montpellier

7th edition of the Festival of Lively Architectures in Montpellier

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• April 4, 2012 • Comments (0)

On the theme of the surprise, hundred of international teams answered and 10 of them + the invited university are going to present to you works all more surprising than the others for this 7th edition of the Festival of the Lively Architectures in Montpellier, France. From 13 till 17 June 2012, the courtyards are […]

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70°Sud project \ LAN Architecture

70°Sud project \ LAN Architecture

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• March 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

The 70°Sud project, an apartment building recently completed by LAN in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. In this operation we have let aside exhaustive studies on urbanity and potential grabbing –costly and previously explored methods at the agency–, to pivot back around an essential postulate: a space exists only if it is built. Simplification, substraction and timeless values […]

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Lot 4 - Gentilly \ ECDM

Lot 4 – Gentilly \ ECDM

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• March 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

Paris-based architectural firm Emmanuel COMBAREL Dominique MARREC Architects (ECDM) has designed the new office building Lot 4 – Gentilly. + Project facts Program: office building Owner: SODEARIF Architect: ECDM Location: Gentilly (94) Area: 5250 sq.m. Cost: 10.8 M € Contest: 2011 + All images and drawings courtesy ECDM

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LOTUS DOME \ Daan Roosegaarde

LOTUS DOME \ Daan Roosegaarde

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• January 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

‘Lotus‘ merges nature and architecture in a futuristic way, pushing the Renaissance architecture of the Sainte Marie Madeleine church into a contemporary, interactive experience. Daan Roosegaarde LOTUS DOME is a living dome made out of smart foils which fold open in response to human behavior. As a futuristic vision on the Renaissance LOTUS DOME merges […]

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Campus EDF - Saclay \ ECDM

Campus EDF – Saclay \ ECDM

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• January 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

Paris-based architectural firm Emmanuel COMBAREL Dominique MARREC Architects (ECDM) has desinged the Campus EDF – Saclay. Rural Urbanism The completion of a building in the planning project of Saclay Paris is a unique opportunity to be one of the markers of the future center of excellence established on the plateau. The uniqueness of the site, […]

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