19.02.18  Aires Mateus: Faculty of Tournai

In Tournai (Belgium), in the heart of an islet made up of old industrial and hospital buildings from the XNUMXth century, there is an intriguing sculptural volume all in white trimmed. A minimalist creation signed by the Portuguese agency Aires Mateus housing the new Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning of the Catholic University of Louvain, formerly located on the campus of the Institution Saint-Luc.

16.02.18  Eskaapi: Library

From a trip to the other end of the world, Maude Cannat and Rachel Méau, from the eskaapi association, have made an architectural project: a children's library located in the village of Abetenim in Ghana. By re-appropriating vernacular construction methods, the young builders have created an economical building that is perfectly suitable for future schoolchildren.

15.02.18  OLGGA Architects and Atelier CAMBIUM: Plaine des sports

Seven years after its launch, and many negotiations, the town of Saint-Paul-lès-Dax (40) inaugurated last September, the Plain Sports, a huge sports complex of 20 hectares. Nestled in the heart of the Landes forest, the project led by the agency OLGGA Architects, associated with Atelier CAMBIUM, integrates environmental issues and landscaping with brilliance.

15.02.18  DJA Architects and Liliane Steckel: Climbing room

Notice to climbing fans! In Minneapolis (USA), a colorful 44 000 sports complex has just opened under the leadership of DJA Architects and designer Liliane Steckel. Punctuated with geometric and abstract forms, the place has enough to awaken the climber who lies dormant in you.

14.02.18  Ingenhoven architects: Town hall and nursery

Winner of the competition launched by the Municipality of Freiburg (Germany) in 2013, the local agency ingenhoven architects has just delivered a nursery and the new town hall of the city. All of them dressed in wood, the two new circular constructions blend perfectly with their wooded environment and offer quality public spaces.

12.02.18  Aleph Zero and Rosenbaum: Children Village

In the heart of Brazil, in the small village of Canuanã, the local architecture firm Aleph Zero and the Brazilian design office Rosenbaum deliver two sets of accommodation for 540 residents of a rural school. Designed with local resources such as wood and earth, the book offers generous play and life spaces for residents.

12.02.18  Lazo & Mure Architects + 3A Composites: EHPAD

The extension of the EHPAD in Laon (02), signed by the agency Lazo & Mure Architects, is distinguished by a particularly carefully designed location, intended to restore coherence to the existing, also optimizing the living conditions of residents and Staff.

08.02.18  MCEA Arquitectura: Sports center

In the small village of Es Puig D'en Valls located on the island of Ibiza (Spain), the local agency MCEA Arquitectura dresses two basketball courts particularly unsuited to the weather conditions of the archipelago. Thanks to its roof made of aluminum sheds, players can both enjoy the sunlight and reflections of the sky without being dazzled.

06.02.18  Walters & Cohen Architects: Vajrasana Buddhist Retreat

Escape the stress of work, the metro and life in general, a few hours from Paris by train? With the creation of the Walter & Cohen Architects agency in the Suffolk region (England), this is now possible. Indeed, she imagined a Buddhist retreat, lost in the countryside. The key words of this cloister? Luxury, calm and voluptuousness.

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