18.06.18 Dorte Mandrup: Center d'accueil de la mer des Wadden

Since last February, the Wadden Sea Visitor Center (Denmark) has been welcoming ornithologists and nature lovers. Produced on a UNESCO World Heritage site by a local child, Dorte Mandrup, this geometric, butted, geometric colossus, is governed by a key word: "respect", whether it be local architecture, landscape, fauna or flora.

13.06.18 Coste Architectures: Peach Walls Pool

Inaugurated in September 2017, the Pool of fishing walls of Montreuil (93) is the first aquatic center of France built entirely in wood frame. In addition to the construction of equipment that was previously lacking in a deprived area of ​​the city, the project to the passive envelope realized by the agency Coste Architectures intervenes on two additional parts: one social and the other ecological.

12.06.18 Michael Green Architecture: Dock Building

On Jericho Beach in Vancouver, Canada, the Michael Green Architecture (MGA) Dock Building for the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club is set in a vast marina of sailboats. This storage building and offices of the captaincy takes again the industrial design of the constructions around dating from the beginning of the last century. In a context of sustainable development, it blends into the maritime colors of the bay.

07.06.18 Amelia Tavella Architects: School A Strega

Strega originally means "witch" in Corsican, and by extension means someone unpleasant or strange. The school of the same name, located in the village of Santa Maria Siché in the southwest of the island of beauty, is however the opposite. If its discrete contemporary lines did not betray it, one could believe that it was always part of the landscape, so much it is integrated there.

06.06.18 Andrew D. Berman: Chapel

For the first time in its history the city-state of the Vatican enters the prestigious Venice Biennale (Italy). A presence celebrated by ten architects from around the world, reinterpreting each in their own way the theme of the chapel on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore. An exercise in style that dusted off the image of the seat of the Catholic Church.

05.06.18 Archi-Union Architects: InBamboo

Surrounded by bamboo forests, the village of Daomingzhen (China) has benefited since last year from a multifunctional community cultural center, designed by the Shanghai agency Archi-Union Architects, whose eight-shaped roof recalls the symbol of 'infinite.

04.06.18 Chaix & Morel et associés and W & Cie: Modernization of Roland Garros

In Boulogne-Billancourt (92), the mythical site of Roland Garros has a new look. At the helm of this titanic project of expansion and renovation of 11,16 hectares: Chaix & Morel and associates for the urban and architectural part - excluding main grounds -, and W & Cie for the visual identity. An intervention that extends the tradition of excellence of this institution of French tennis and allows him to keep his place in the big leagues.

29.05.18 Claeys / Haelvoet Architecten: Potyze Heritage Reserve

The Yprès campaign (Belgium) is a vast necropolis, where there are some 170 military cemeteries, including that of Saint-Charles de Potyze, in front of which a cultural heritage reserve was built in 2017 by the Claeys agency / Haelvoet Architecten. Designed to store collections of works of art and objects related to the First World War, this storage space is one of the witnesses of the history of the place.

28.05.18 Lund + Slaatto Architects: Ulstein Arena

The Norwegian municipality of Ulsteinvik offers a second youth thanks to the realization of a large-scale project with multiple uses conceived by the Scandinavian agency Lund + Slaatto Architects. Sports halls, swimming pools, and even a library, take place in a group of two glazed buildings, open to the snowy landscapes of the region.

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