08.01.19  Clément Vergély Architects: Hôtel de Nice

At the angel of the course of Verdun and Place Carnot, the old hotel of Nice became insalubrious, was destroyed in favor of the construction of a building of 23 social housing and a commercial space. A challenge entrusted to the agency Clément Vergély Architects who is reborn from the ashes this old hotel in a historic district of Lyon.

08.01.19  LAN: Tour 360 VIEW

In Nantes (44), the Parisian LAN agency transfigures an entire island in the center of the city. Industrial warehouses are followed by a group of six imposing buildings, including a metal signal tower of 18 floors. A new business district? What nenni! A building of housing, with the constructive frame impeccably mastered.

08.01.19  Wild Rabbits Architecture: Pleated House

 Paris, nebulous city, dense ... Building land is scarce, and yet ... the capital still contains nuggets that have escaped the real estate frenzy, plots or hollow teeth scattered here and there. In the 14e arrondissement, the agency Wild Rabbits has taken possession of one of them. In place of a tiny hovel, the studio implants an impressive draped seven levels: the House folded.

08.01.19  BAST: Extension of a chartreuse

BAST - the Toulouse architectural firm winner of the AJAP competition - is extending between 2016 and 2018 an old charterhouse following the purchase by its clients of a small plot adjoining the existing one. Result: the house has been reorganized and mainly benefits from an additional room, halfway between a patio and an interior courtyard.

08.01.19  Mabire-Reich Architects: Puzzle House

A six-piece puzzle more complex to solve than a 500, possible? Of course, since one of the two is a Nantes house to renovate, and is also marked by the previous addition of multiple extensions. A difficult exercise in which the architects Marie-Hélène Reich and Antoine Mabire emerged victorious handily. Explanations.

08.01.19  AAVP: Residence Simone Veil

Design a building for the Cité internationale universitaire de Paris on a plot located on the other side of the ring road? A challenge, except for the architectural studio Vincent Parreira, which delivered in October 2018 a residence of 189 apartments in the 14th arrondissement. A result all in concrete and wood, where conviviality and sociability occupy a large place.

08.01.19  Thomas Architects: House and cellar

 For the Reims agency Thomas Architectes, last year was an excellent vintage. She presented a project as sweet as it was sparkling: the construction of a house and a cellar, a balanced mixture of wood and zinc, in Gueux (a small town located to the west of the City of the Kings) in the beautiful in the middle of a Champagne vineyard.

08.01.19  ARBA-: Between the walls

Between the walls ... Quèsaco? The sequel to the film directed by Laurent Cantet and awarded at the Cannes Film Festival in 2008? Nay! This is a house designed by the architecture agency ARBA- in 2017 in the town of Thomery. A somewhat particular achievement, because it is located on a land delimited - and cut out - by walls of vines with which the designers had to deal ...

08.01.19  Alessandro Mosca: 20 social housing units

No more social housing hidden behind large building bars! Similar to small wooden cottages, the apartments designed by Alessandro Mosca combine charm, comfort and affordable costs.

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