Since the start of the new school year, the former residents of the Jules-Vallès college in Nîmes (30) have put their school bags down in a new positive energy establishment highlighting the Gard stone. An impressive monolith dominating the heights of the town, the Ada Lovelace college is a project well rooted in its time.
Who has never dreamed of designing their ideal home, one that will be like A to Z? What is a fantasy for many of us, the architects Frédéric Mouly and Manuèle van der Hoeven, from the Mova agency, made it a reality. Located in Montreuil (93), the house respects the vernacular architecture of the district while being inspired by Mediterranean landscapes and construction.
Faced with the growth of professional retraining and the evolution of employment, the University of Paris Nanterre, the Mecca of the student revolution of May 68, is actively developing its continuing education offer in order to promote synergies between the world of job and the courses offered. In 2013, the Île-de-France regional council therefore commissioned the architectural firm Ameller Dubois & Associés to build the new continuing education building for the faculty. After six years of construction, Philippe Ameller and Jacques Dubois deliver a functional building with an atypical architectural style.
After a first space in Paris, the French coworking firm Deskopolitan opens a new center, boulevard Voltaire, in the 11th arrondissement. Housed in a historic building in the neighborhood, this urban campus houses work and living spaces under the same roof. The Franklin Azzi agency, in charge of the renovation and extension of the existing building, is carrying out a daring renovation here. Zoom on a major project.
At the request of Vinci Immobilier, the Toulouse agency Taillandier Architectes Associés is carrying out a refined building to accommodate the new Enova Campus in Labège, near Toulouse (31). Back on the genesis of this university project.
The new cellar of Maison Delas Frères, designed by Carl Fredrik Svenstedt, is a refined monolith with a remarkable facade, installed in the heart of the town of Tain l'Hermitage (26). A look back at an ensemble that puts architecture and wine in the spotlight.
The Piriac-sur-Mer (44) harbor master's office is getting a makeover! THE architectes agency is restructuring this port facility installed in a fin-de-siècle seaside villa and building a new volume: “an inhabited base”, which blends harmoniously into the urban landscape. A successful renovation that enhances both the historical architectural heritage and the urban environment.
As part of a new urban renewal program, the city of Vaulx-en-Velin (69) has entrusted the construction of the René Beauverie school group to the architecture firm Dominique Coulon & associés. In the program ? Infrastructure as useful for the pupils as for the inhabitants of the district: a nursery, a nursery school, an elementary school, a playground, a leisure center without accommodation, a dance hall, a sports hall, a library, a multipurpose room, a school canteen and accommodation for the caretaker.