04.12.17  James Macdonald Wright and Niall Maxwell: Caring Wood

In the heart of a Kent meadow (England), funny turrets grip. Designed by the architects James Macdonald Wright and Niall Maxwell, they belong to a house housing three generations of the same family who diverts the codes of oast houses, vernacular constructions of the south-west of the country.

01.12.17  Jean-Paul Viguier and Associates: Muse

After more than eleven years of studies and works, the Muse shopping center has just opened its doors in the new district of the Amphitheater in Metz (57). Opposite the Pompidou Center built in 2010 by Shigeru Ban, the 37 000 square-meter building with its imposing stilts, overhung with a checkerboard glass façade, is a new emblem of the city.

21.11.17  Kochi Architect's Studio: Ana House

In the suburbs of Tokyo (Japan), Japanese architects from Kochi studio are experimenting with the power of color and its implication on spatial perception in a renovation project of a small house. Between patchwork and anamorphosis, the Ana House disturbs our senses.

15.11.17  Anik Péloquin Architect: The Sisters

The Sisters, designed by Anik Péloquin Architecte, consists of the extension of an old rural building recluse in the Quebec forest (Canada). Wood-clad, the building blends in its green environment despite a prominent roof with the air of steeple, which refers to the religious past of the site.

13.11.17  PERIPHERALS Architects and Terreal: Residence and restaurant Coallia

Draped in her clothes of light, the social residence Coallia of the rue de Lorraine, in Paris (19e), offers a spectacle as striking as that of the sea whose color and sparkle change depending on the sky. Its terraced Terreal terracotta and terracotta shingles are a real surprise, revealing reflections alternately bluish or ivory metallized according to the moods of the time. An exceptional rendering ... despite strong architectural constraints.

10.11.17  ZAO / Standardarchitecture: Micro Hutong

What better playground for an organizer than the famous hutongs of Beijing (China), these traditional narrow and labyrinthine lanes that teem with activities? Zhang Ke, from the ZAO / Standardarchitecture group, is experimenting in one of these special neighborhoods, the paradoxical notions of intimacy and sharing, in a strange construction with salient volumes.

08.11.17  Filipe Saraiva Arquitectos: House in Ourém

How did you imagine your home being small? This is the question that the architects of the Portuguese agency Filipe Saraiva Arquitectos asked themselves to erect a large house in Ourém (Portugal). The project thus materializes the child's representation of the house, composed of a rectangle surmounted by a triangle.

06.11.17  STPMJ: The Masonry

The Masonry - is a unitary unit of two dwellings erected by the Korean studio STPMJ in the commune of Suwon-Si (South Korea). Designed to accommodate two families, the building diverts the architectural codes of the townhouse, not without a nod to Robert Venturi's postmodern achievements.

26.10.17  Huttunen Lipasti Pakkanen Architects: Villa Mecklin

Overlooking the Archipelago of Naantali (Finland), Villa Mecklin by the Finnish agency Huttunen Lipasti Pakkanen Architects favors outdoor living, thanks to a large terrace that blends in with its surroundings.

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