On a bare and narrow site in the port area of Marseille (13) rises a small vertical building in raw concrete which hides an astonishing program. The French agency Marret & Fernandez Architects has achieved the feat of taking advantage of a plot that at first sight cannot be built. A discreet realization while verticality rather unexpected in the surrounding port context.
Historic club of the city of Cabourg (14), the Cabourg Garden Tennis is now decorated with a new building. A classic program of cloakrooms and toilets that manifests itself in a contemporary and elegant reinterpretation of Norman architecture from which to base the overall renovation program of the site.
The French agency Coldefy & Associés Architectes Urbanistes delivers a mixed-use complex located in Old Lille (59). Best known for its old red brick houses, the district now has a dazzling white building. A realization whose contemporary writing contrasts with the surrounding urban landscape.
The young French agency OH! SOM architects has recently completed a harbor master's office - for the municipality of Saint-Chamas (13). Minimalist volume of raw concrete, the current building results from a brilliant work of rehabilitation of an existing shed and a collective reflection on the activity of the port of Pertuis. A small achievement by its size, but great by its functions. At the boarding!
Give a second life to a habitat? Bought for the Cube architects agency that rehabilitates a townhouse in Montreuil (93) to make a bright and uncluttered housing. Visit an interior where it is now good to live.
In Liévin (62), a stone's throw from the Louvre-Lens, stands the new Louvre reserve and conservation center. Inaugurated on October 8, the building designed by the British firm Roger Stirk Harbor & Partners is the new cultural hub of the Hauts-de-France region. A functional architecture serving the international influence of the institution.
On the occasion of the Paris Fashion Week 2019-2020, the premises of Women Management France have a new look. Known for promoting the well-being of her models before all things, Nathalie Cros-Coitton, the director of the agency, entrusted the renovation of her premises to JCPCDR Architecture, which offers a contemporary workspace meeting the many needs of this giant of the fashion.
The city of Nanterre (92) sees a project of a new kind come out of the ground. Integrated in the transformation of the University district, the Miriam Makeba School Group, signed toa | associated architects, is in fact the first realization in raw earth of Île-de-France. An ecological and aesthetic bias that gives rise to a building with explosive texture games.