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Posts tagged 'France'

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

LAN designs multicoloured city block in Strasbourg

The mixed-use Saint-Urbain development of eight buildings creates a new ‘urban island’ in the French city In the French city of Strasbourg, LAN (Local Architecture Network)

Architecture

Atelier Archiplein transforms disused factory into cultural centre in French Alps

The Alpex Cultural Centre project restores a historic building in Scionzier and uses locally sourced stone for an eye-catching extension Geneva-based Atelier Archiplein has completed

Buildings

New corten-steel coastal walkway opens in Bastia

Designed by Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes, the accessible promenade clings to the rocky foundations of the Corsican city’s 14th-century citadel Words by Francesca Perry French architecture

Architecture

Vallet de Martinis designs two brick schools for French town of Noyon

The Weissenburger and Saint-Exupéry school complexes comprise low-rise buildings carefully integrated with the surrounding townscape Paris- and Bordeaux-based Vallet de Martinis Architectes has completed two

Buildings

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden

Sumaya Dabbagh designs monumental Dubai mosque

Renzo Piano-designed Academy Museum opens in LA

In an industrial landscape, a transformed bird hide emerges

PLAY: visual inspiration for architectural design

Rethinking the future of the Los Angeles River


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

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden

Sumaya Dabbagh designs monumental Dubai mosque

Renzo Piano-designed Academy Museum opens in LA

In an industrial landscape, a transformed bird hide emerges

PLAY: visual inspiration for architectural design

Rethinking the future of the Los Angeles River


Videos

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Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

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