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La Luciole Concert Hall \ Moussafir Architects

La Luciole Concert Hall \ Moussafir Architects

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• June 1, 2013 • Comments (0)

Situated on the edge of Alençon, in the rural landscape of Lower Normandy, La Luciole – French for «firefly» – resulted from the efforts of its passionate director-«programmateur». Founded in 1994, this concert facility has carved itself a reputation, attracting renowned musicians to its tiny performance hall. Several years ago, the municipality has agreed to […]

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Le Temps Machine \ Moussafir Architects

Le Temps Machine \ Moussafir Architects

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• April 18, 2013 • Comments (0)

CONTEXT AND CONCEPT Built to replace a 1950s youth center in Joué-le-Tours, France, Le Temps Machine (the Time Machine) is a radical revision and, conversely, homage to the original facility. (An initiative of the country’s first Minister of Cultural Affairs, Gaullist and intellectual André Malraux, such youth centers were an important institution in France.)   […]

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