17.05.19 NZI: 13 wooden houses-straw

Odelaf sang that sadness, "it's when you have to live in Nogent-le-Rotrou". He certainly never saw the latest achievement of the Parisian firm NZI that sublimates the green landscape of the town of Eure and Loir. The project questions the notions of grouped individual housing and subdivisions through 13 graphic houses. Simple and efficient !

14.05.19 Lacaton & Vassal, Frédéric Druot and Christophe Hutin: Winners of the Mies van der Rohe Award

Cocorico! Awarded the 7 last May, the prize Mies van der Rohe returns this year to the association of the three French firms Lacaton & Vassal, Frédéric Druot and Christophe Hutin for their transformation of 530 housing the Grand Parc in Bordeaux (33). An unexpected collaboration that has distinguished itself among 383 other smooth projects. The opportunity for us to look at the first prize of this prestigious award.

10.05.19 JTB.architecture and MaO architects: 71 social housing in La Courneuve

Symptom of the housing crisis of the 1960 years, the City of 4000 La Courneuve (93) quickly became one of the sensitive points of Seine Saint Denis, between political neglect, violence and decay; an observation that will have waited near 50 before being challenged awkwardly with the destruction of the Balzac bar in 2011. It is in this complex context that the teams of JTB.architecture and MaO architects intervene today by proposing the construction of 71 social housing.

06.05.19 Modus Studio: The Evans Tree House

At the foot of the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas (USA), there is an enchanted forest that is popular with young and old. It is in this forest setting that the Evans Tree House takes place, equipment complementing the adventure garden with elements dedicated to outdoor activities. The wooden cage plays with shadows and lights to hide among the pines and oaks. A mysterious form for an experience worthy of a fantasy novel.

02.05.19 B720 Fermín Vazquez Arquitectos: Germina Fondació

Warm colors and a comforting space: this is the architecture promised by the Madrid studio B720 Fermin Vazquez for the Germina foundation. This center, located in the heart of the Catalan municipality of Badalone (Spain), welcomes children and adolescents from disadvantaged backgrounds, and lends them a familiar place to live. What to warm hearts with a little color.

30.04.19 SCAU: B'Est

The city of Farébersviller (57) is being revitalized by the presence of a center of leisure and major trade signed SCAU. Housing shops, restaurants but also a rope course, a climbing wall or a community garden, the few 55 000 square meters of the complex astonish and tell the adventure of this mall like no other.

30.04.19 Event: BAP! First edition of the Architecture and Landscape Biennale

For the first time, the Île-de-France Region is organizing a Biennale of Architecture and Landscape from May 4 to 13 July 2019. It will take place at the Château de Versailles and is thought of as a marriage between nature and architecture. The occasion also to reveal the 7e Prize of the women architects, organized by the ARCHA.

26.04.19 Ellena Mehl Architects: L'Heure Joyeuse Library

What more than a beautiful light filtered by attractive facade to give children a taste for reading? Posted inside on the stands, readers of the library L'Heure Joyeuse in Paris (5ème arrondissement) benefit from the familiar setting of the church and the park facing them. An atmosphere made possible by the architects of the studio Ellena Mehl Architects.

24.04.19 archi5 and Tecnova Architecture: La Fontaine Sports Complex

What is this building with copper flakes installed in the district of La Fontaine in Antony (92)? As a result of the collaboration of the archi5 and Tecnova Architecture agencies, the faceted sports complex stands out in a landscape between plant heritage and vertical housing.

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