Tag: Beckmann-N’Thepe

University Library Marne-la-Vallée \ Beckmann-N’Thepe Architects

University Library Marne-la-Vallée \ Beckmann-N’Thepe Architects

Tags: ,
• September 29, 2012 • Comments (1)

Beckmann-N’Thepe Architects recently has completed the University Library Marne-la-Vallée. The Beckmann-N’Thépé agency chose an audacious strategy for the design of the new Marne-la-Vallée university library, which resembles a mound of earth ‘torn from its natural environment,’ in harmony with its surroundings. ‘Between naturalism and terror, ‘the Marne-la-Vallée Library puts us in touch with our dreams – active, joyous, […]

View Post

Evry's project \ Beckmann-N'Thepe Architects

Evry’s project \ Beckmann-N’Thepe Architects

Tags: , , ,
• September 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

This project is part of the scheme to reconsider urban identity in the Centre Urbain, the new neighbourhood that is the emblem of the future Evry. Rows, set back buildings, an interplay of terraces, and “urban windows” create an openness towards the heart of the small island. The heart of the development is a landscaped […]

View Post

Single Family House in Rue de Nice \ Beckmann-N'Thepe Architects

Single Family House in Rue de Nice \ Beckmann-N’Thepe Architects

Tags: , , , , ,
• September 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by Beckmann-N’Thepe Architects, this is a three-storey private house with basement, facing east/north-east on the rue de Nice and west/sout-west across its courtyard. It is clad in puttycoloured concrete from top to bottom, which makes it look as if it is cut from a single block. Its colour, echoing that of the stone or […]

View Post