After the House of Trade Unions and the new School of Fine Arts installed in the former halls of Alstom, the program "Inspirations" reinvents the urban landscape of the island of Nantes (44). In this context, the FRES agency founded in 2004 by Laurent Gravier and Sara Martin Camara takes up the challenge of building a complex of 101 housing for Cogedim Atlantic. A contemporary building with fragmented volumes that responds brilliantly to the suburban urbanism of the historic district of creation.
Who said we had to wait for the university to benefit from a quality school? Certainly not the (very) young pupils of the new nursery school on Jeanne d'Arc Street (13th arrondissement). The kindergarten, designed by LA Architectures and Atelier Desmichelles, is a true ode to nature and warms the heart of the capital.
Young agency that nothing stops, TRACKS has recently delivered a cinema with unique identity in Riom (63). An impressive monolith of concrete, the Arcadia is the result of a subtle work of materials and is part of an architectural tradition Auvergne. Delivered at the end of 2018, the project has just received the CNC Innovative Room Award. Back on a dark room in the process of becoming iconic.
We were waiting for it, it's now done: the name of the winner of the RIBA Stirling Award was unveiled last night. And the winner of the prestigious British award is none other than London studio Mikhail Riches who recently awarded Norwich City Council with 105 low-energy homes. Back on the project that seduced the famous institution.
The first floating exhibition venue, the Fluctuart is designed by SEINE DESIGN, a fluvial architectural firm, particularly at the origin of the Rosa Bonheur sur Seine or the Alain Ducasse boat-restaurant. Listed in the "Reinventing the Seine" program launched by the Paris City Hall, the project proposes a program of exhibitions of international street artists in a unique setting.
The new media library of the city of Dunkerque (59) invests the former Museum of Fine Arts, a building of the Reconstruction monumental volume purified. A charismatic base to which the architects of the agency DHOUNT + BAJART add light and life.
Studio Viktor Sørless creates a minimalist villa inspired by The Ghost Writer. Located on the Danish coast, this villa is indeed reminiscent of the house by the sea of fiction. Through an assumed cinematographic aesthetic, the agency imagines a very contemporary summer residence.
Lemoal lemoal agency brings new life to the city of Cabourg (14)! The mayor wishing to bring together all his social and cultural services of the municipality on the same site, the architects imagine a set of two buildings organized around a public square. Using materials from the region, the work is halfway between a Norman building and a contemporary building.