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Buildings in France

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We select key examples of French Buildings. The focus is on contemporary French buildings.

French Building Designs from A-C

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Annecy Congress Center, south east France
Design: Snøhetta
Annecy Congress Center Building
image : Snøhetta – MOKA – MIR

Annecy Congress Center France – 11 Apr 2013
This project is designed to strengthen the connection between two cities.

Campus of University Saint-Charles, Montpellier
Design: Hellin-Sebbag Architectes
Montpellier Apartments
photograph © Hellin-Sebbag, photo Benoît Wehrlé

Campus of University Saint-Charles – 8 Feb 2013
‘Transparency, light and ease of movement’
Conversion of a seventeenth-century hospital and listed building into a university with the modern functionality that a university requires. In a second phase, the Aile des Incurables, on the same site, will be converted into a Maison des Sciences de l’Homme and a department of archaeology.

The Cabin, Menuires, southeastern France
Design: h2o architectes
The Cabin Les Menuires
image : Julien Attard / www.julienattard.com

The Cabin Menuires – 10 Oct 2012
Rethink of a ski resort apartment in Menuires, France. The request was to realize the impossible : increase the living space without touching the structure, create 2 bathrooms instead of the one existing, preserve the number of beds, 8 beds in 55m2, all while maintaining separate circultaions for each.

Aqua Leisure Center in Val de Scarpe, Arras, north east France
Design: SAREA Alain Sarfati Architecture
Arras Aquatic Center Building
photo © ADAGP photographe Noelle Hoeppe

Aqua Leisure Center in Val de Scarpe – 17 Sep 2012
The Aqua Leisure Center in Val de Scarpe, Arras “puts a new twist on age-old pleasures, like a modern Tivoli”. After Quimper, Béthune, Laon and Bordeaux, S.AREA Alain Sarfati Architecture presents Aquarena.

Communauté de Communes Salorge, Pornic, north west France
Design: Atelier Arcau
Salorge Town Community Building
photo : Hervé Le Reste

Salorge Building – 24 Jul 2012
The town of Pornic’s elected representatives expressed their “deep-rooted” commitment to regional tradition, immediately excluding any other architectural form that did not match the traditional volumes and templates of the Pays de Retz, such as roofs with gable roofs, covered in tiles.

Belfort Train Station, north east France
AREP, Architects
Belfort Train Station
photo : Vigneau Mathieu

Belfort Train Station – 23 Jul 2012
Nouvelles gares TGV Rhin-Rhône – Gare de Belfort-Montbéliard TGV

Beaugrenelle Shopping Mall, Paris
Agence Search
Shopping Centre France
image from architects

Beaugrenelle Shopping Mall – 17 Feb 2012
In today’s increasingly competitive environment, the architecture of shopping malls has come to play a fundamental role in their commercial success. Architecture can distinguish the shopping environment to create a sense of specificity, of differentiation.

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French Buildings

Buildings in France, alphabetical:

65 Croisette Boutique, Cannes
Moatti and Rivière
Cannes Boutique
picture from architect

65 Croisette
Alveole 14, Saint-Nazaire, Loire-Atlantique
LIN Finn Geipel + Guilia Andi
Saint-Nazaire building
image : Adrian König

Saint-Nazaire building Architecture contest
Amiens University Media Library
Serero Architectes
Amiens University Library
image from architect

Amiens University Library
Amplified Music Hall, Grenoble
Hérault Arnod Architectes
Grenoble Music Hall
building image : Labtop-rendering

Grenoble Music Hall
Andromède Housing, south west France
Josep Lluís Mateo – Mateo Arquitectura
Andromède district building
picture from architects

Andromède Housing, Toulouse
Angouleme Media Library
Serero Architectes
Angouleme Media Library
picture from architect

Angouleme Media Library
Annemasse Aquatic Center
Serero Architectes
Annemasse Aquatic Center
picture from architect

Centre aquatique d’Annemasse
Aurillac – Multi-purpose hall
Brisac Gonzalez Architects
Aurillac Hall
image from architect

Aurillac Hall
Bastide Niel, Bordeaux, south west France
MVRDV
Bastide Niel
picture from architects

Bastide Niel
Bicycle Building, Grenoble
Hérault Arnod Architectes
Bicycle Building Grenoble
photo © André Morin

Bicycle Building Grenoble
Beaugrenelle Shopping Mall, Paris
Agence Search
Shopping Centre France
image from architects

Beaugrenelle Shopping Mall
Biscuit House, nr Lyon
Pierre Minassian architect
Biscuit House
photo from architect

Biscuit House
BT01 Offices Building, Oignies
Hérault Arnod Architectes
BT01 Offices Building Oignies building
photo © André Morin

BT01 Offices Building
Caen Library Building, Caen
OMA
Caen Library
image © OMA

Caen Library
Centre d’Art Dramatique National,
Montreuil
Dominique COULON architecte
Montreuil Theater
photo : jean marie MONTHIERS photographe

Montreuil Theater
Carré d’Art Building
Nimes
Foster + Partners
Carre d’Art Nimes
photo : Nigel Young, Foster & Partners

Carre d’Art Nimes
Centre dépôt d’autobus RATP, Thiais
ecdm architects
Centre dépôt d'autobus RATP
photo : Philippe Ruault

Centre dépôt d’autobus RATP
Cite des Sciences architecture, Paris
Ian Ritchie Architects
Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie
photograph : Ian Ritchie Architects

Cite des Sciences architecture

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French Buildings – A-C:

Aerospace Valley project, Montaudran Aerodrome redevelopment, nr Toulouse
2008-
Foreign Office Architects

Albert Cultural Centre
Ian Ritchie Architects
French cultural building

Aplix factory building, Le Cellier, Nantes, France
1997-99/2000
Dominique Perrault Architectes
Aplix factory building
photo © Georges Fessy / DPA / ADAGP

Belfort Municipal Theater – Theatre Granit, 1 faubourg de Montbéliard
1983
Jean Nouvel Architects

Boathouse, Pouilly-en-Auxois
2005
Shigeru Ban Architects

Boves Pharmacy, southest of Amiens, Somme, Picardie, northern France
Ian Ritchie Architects
Picardie building

Brain Research institute, Luminy University, nr Cassis
2004
Snøhetta

Cahors Urban Masterplan

Keith Williams Architects

Centre Européen du Resistant Deporté du Natzweiler – Struthof
2008
Pierre-Louis Faloci

Centre Pompidou-Metz
2007-08
Shigeru Ban

Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut, Ronchamp
1955
Le Corbusier

Chateau de Paulin, Ségala Tarnais, Albi, southern France

Eric Parry Architects

Chennevières-sur-Marne Archery Centre
2005
Atelier Phileas

Cité de la voile Eric Tabarly – nautical museum, Lorient
2007
Jacques Ferrier

Cite Artisanale Valbonne, Valbonne
2007
Comte et Vollenweider Architectes

CMA CGM Headquarters Tower, Marseilles
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
CMA CGM Headquarters Marseilles

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