A stone's throw from Jussieu University, in the 5th arrondissement, stands the new Functional Exploration Center of the Faculty of Science at Sorbonne University. A gray metallic monolith signed Transform.
In the 17th arrondissement of Paris, new sports equipment is emerging. In an environment made of hard constructions and concrete, the architects Normier + Postec, in charge of the project, propose a delicate building clad with wood. A culture shock that pays off.
Ravaged by a fire three years ago, the sports hall of the town of Langueux (22) is reborn from its ashes thanks to the intervention of the architects from the Nunc Architects Brittany agency. Zoom on an ecologically and environmentally exemplary glass case.
It is in the heart of the new district of the ZAC Las Fonsès in Villeneuve Tolosane (31) that the Toulouse agency 360 ° Architecture is erecting a building all in blue clad welcoming the Las Fonsès School Group. Here, the architects show great creativity as they dress the facade with an enamelled cladding in southern blue terracotta. Rather than evoking academic rigor, the building alludes to childhood and its imaginary worlds.
The architectural agencies TVK and Tolila + Gilliland are teaming up for the construction of a cultural island in the new eco-district of the ZAC Clichy-Batignolles in the 17th arrondissement. Both urban and architectural, the project brings together, within the same block, 342 housing units, a multiplex cinema, an entertainment center, shops, a collective garden and outdoor facilities. Zoom on a complex mixed program.
The new Nantes station (44) is emerging from the ground and taking shape. Designed by architect Rudy Ricciotti and the forma6 agency, the 160-meter-long structure takes the form of a sculptural walkway-mezzanine, all of concrete and glass clad. Back on a major project.
The commune of Longueil-Sainte-Marie (60) has been given a new multifunction complex concealing various sports equipment and a multipurpose room. A refined whole which gives pride of place to natural materials signed by d + h Architecture Environment.
In the second arrondissement of Paris, an unidentified architectural object seems to have been inserted between two buildings typical of the capital. Behind a faceted mirror facade hides the new Hearing Institute, a building dedicated to research in hearing neuroscience signed VIB architecture.