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Posts tagged 'France'

Foster + Partners creates Roman antiquities museum in south of France

The Narbo Via museum, located in the historic town of Narbonne, presents 1000 ancient objects and hosts an archeological research centre Foster + Partners has

Architecture

In Nice, a new neighbourhood covered in plants emerges

On the site of an old football stadium, the Le Ray neighbourhood includes homes, public spaces, a rooftop farm – and a dojo On the

Cities

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

The Cité Maraîchère project hosts and promotes sustainable urban agriculture Words by Francesca Perry French architecture firm ilimelgo has delivered the Cité Maraîchère, a hub

Architecture

Circus-inspired wooden theatre built in historic Béziers

K architectures has designed the Domaine de Bayssan Theatre complex in an evolving cultural quarter of one of France’s oldest cities  Words by Lois Innes

Architecture

15th-century Corsican monastery transformed with copper extension

The project, by Amelia Tavella, preserves the historic architecture while introducing a striking contemporary intervention Corsican architect Amelia Tavella has completed the rehabilitation and extension

Architecture

Paris plans first ‘zero-carbon’ neighbourhood

With designs from practices including Tatiana Bilbao and Serie Architects, the development embraces the use of CLT, terracotta, hemp and raw earth Words by Sabrina

Cities

In Toulouse, an aeronautical factory becomes a startup hub

Designed by Taillandier Architectes Associés, La Cité transforms three industrial halls into flexible spaces for contemporary innovation Words by Francesca Perry French practice Taillandier Architectes

Architecture

Roller-skating rink transforms Nantes public space

Located in the French city’s historic Place Graslin, the temporary intervention by Titan forms part of the arts festival Le Voyage à Nantes Nantes-based architecture

Design

Lemoal Lemoal completes hempcrete sports hall in France

The Pierre Chevet sports hall is the first public building in the country to be constructed with hempcrete blocks In the small town of Croissy-Beaubourg,

Architecture

Sculptural school with rooftop playgrounds completed in Marseille

Designed by Tautem Architecture and bcm2, the Antoine de Ruffi school has a monolithic concrete exterior with a wellbeing-focused interior In Marseille, Tautem Architecture and

Buildings

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Henning Larsen designs major vet school in Norway

Sou Fujimoto’s House of Music opens in Budapest

Max Lamb designs altar for modernist church in Peckham

Architecture Drawing Prize exhibition opens in London

Designers can – and should – have local impact

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Powered by dance: Glasgow arts centre generates energy from clubbers

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Henning Larsen designs major vet school in Norway

Sou Fujimoto’s House of Music opens in Budapest

Max Lamb designs altar for modernist church in Peckham

Architecture Drawing Prize exhibition opens in London

Designers can – and should – have local impact

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Powered by dance: Glasgow arts centre generates energy from clubbers

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans


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