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28 Jul 2017
Logements Lez in Art dans la ZAC Rive Gauche à Montpellier
Design: NBJ Architectes
Logements Lez in Art dans la ZAC Rive Gauche à Montpellier | www.e-architect.co.uk
photograph © photoarchitecture.com

Logements Lez in Art dans la ZAC Rive Gauche à Montpellier
Dynamic new housing with articulate white facades dramatised by curling balcony elements.

page updated with new photos 24 Dec 2016 ; 6 Aug 2014
Sailing Cube – Pavilion du FAV 2014 à Montpellier
Design: Atelier Jérôme Lafond
Sailing Cube in La Grande Motte
photography © Paul KOZLOWSKI

Sailing Cube in La Grande Motte, Montpellier
The Festival des Architectures Vives aims to raise public awareness of the wide range of architecture. It seeks not only to highlight the work of a young generation of architects, landscape architects and urban planners but also to discover unexpected urban areas.

page updated 11 Sep 2016 with new photos ; 2 Feb 2015
Leonard De Vinci High School in Montpellier
Design: Hellin-Sebbag, architects
Leonard De Vinci High School
photograph : Benoit Wherlé

Leonard De Vinci High School in Montpellier
A new main reception building for this institution specialising in building trades.

Cité du Corps Humain – architecture competition win – 20 Nov 2013
Design: BIG + A+Architecture + Egis + Base + L’Echo + Celsius Environnement + CCVH
Museum of the Human Body in Montpellier
image © BIG

Museum of the Human Body Montpellier
BIG + A+Architecture + Egis + Base + L’Echo + Celsius Environnement + CCVH have been announced winner of the international design competition for the new Cité du Corps Humain (Museum of the Human Body) in Montpellier. The museum’s roof functions as an ergonomic garden – a dynamic landscape of vegetal and mineral surfaces that allow the park’s visitors to explore and express their bodies in various ways – from contemplation to the performance – from relaxing to exercising – from the soothing to the challenging.

Jean-Claude Carrière Theatre – 7 Oct 2013
Design: A+Architecture
Jean-Claude Carrière Theatre
photo © Marie-Caroline Lucat

The architects say this about their colourful new building, “The metaphor of Harlequin’s fabric is obvious, a character that is cherished by the Domaine of O. We redefined this theme to create a light and tangy color and texture. The wood panels cross each other and envelop the volume ; Wood structures the hall as well. Its declinsions avoid monotony, they vibrate and create several rythms and let the red box be seen when necessary”.

Wooden Pavilion Montpellier – 17 Jul 2013
Design: Robin Juzon
Architecture Pavilion Montpellier
photo : Paul Kozlowski

The pavilion, of simple geometric shape, was achieved with the aid of wooden panels. With the massive and opaque origin, the panels are similar to thin sheets of wood embedded into each other. Thus, the pavilion proved sometimes transparent and sometimes opaque depending on the angle preferred by the visitor.

Georges-Frêche School of Hotel Management
Architects: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas
Georges-Frêche School of Hotel Management, Montpellier
photo © Moreno Maggi

Georges-Frêche School of Hotel Management Montpellier – added 19 Feb 2013

Boarding School of Excellence
Architects: atelierphilippemadec
Boarding School of Excellence Montpellier
photo © Pierre-Yves Brunaud

Boarding School of Excellence Montpellier – 14 Feb 2013
This building is based on an historical orthogonal structure and the trace of an ancient and diagonal plot – a boarding school of excellence offering to the children of difficult suburban cities the possibility of a protected scholarship.

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.

Pierrevives Montpellier
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
Pierresvives Building
photo © Hélène Binet

Pierrevives Montpellier – 13 + 12 Sep 2012
Pierresvives is situated in France’s eighth-largest and most dynamic city. It has been conceived as an innovative cultural offer, to meet the needs of the area’s significant economic growth and increasing population of over 1,000 inhabitants per month.

Pierrevives Montpellier Building, France – new photos + building news – 13 Sep 2012
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
Pierres Vives Building
photo : Iwan Baan

“If I named this building after a quote from one of the greatest authors of Humanism, it is because public investment is not only a response to the needs of the moment, in this instance re-housing the archives and multimedia library of Hérault, but also a vision for the future of public service and urban planning.”

Recent Montpellier Buildings

La Grande Motte, south east of Montpellier
Design: N+B Architectes
La Grande Motte Building Montpellier
photograph : Paul Kozlowski

La Grande Motte Montpellier – 12 Mar 2012
La Grande Motte city, situated at the edge of the Mediterranean Sea, benefits from a soft and moderate climate. The project of construction of new offices for the technical services of the city of La Grande Motte takes place in a very widely afforested ground. It is a remarkable environment, thanks to the natural elements that surrounds it. So the project testifies of a profound respect for present natural elements while offering a new determinedly contemporary image. The landscape and architectural project presents a strong unity, stemming from the qualities of the place, in order to compose spaces where the environmental quality will be a vector of development.

RBC Design Center
Design: Ateliers Jean Nouvel
RBC Design Center Montpellier
image © Ateliers Jean Nouvel

RBC Design Center Montpellier

Location: south of France

Languedoc-Roussillon région capital

Montpellier Buildings

Key Languedoc-Roussillon Architecture Projects, alphabetical:

Apartments in Montpellier, ZAC Port Marianne – Ilot F1
2007
Du Besset-Lyon Architectes
Montpellier apartments
picture from architects

Montpellier apartments : Architecture Competition, 2003

Lironde Gardens
1991-2009
Atelier d’architechture Christian de Portzamparc
Montpellier Housing
building photo from architects

Montpellier Housing

Musée Fabre- redevelopment
2008
Agence Brochet-Lajus-Pueyo, Bordeaux
Ateleier d’Architecture Emmanuel Nebout, Montpelier

Pierre Vives
2007-
Zaha Hadid Architects
Montpellier building
picture from architects

pierresvives Building Montpellier : Technical Information re this Zaha Hadid building

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Nimes Developments

Languedoc-Roussillion building to the west of Montpellier:

Domaine des Vignes, Palhes
Architecture Republic
Palhes Building
picture from Architecture Republic

Languedoc-Roussillion building

Floating Clouds Montpellier
5th FESTIVAL OF LIVELY ARCHITECTURE in MONTPELLIER
Floating Clouds Montpellier
image : MoNo
Montpellier Architecture Event

French Architecture




French Architecture

Zenith Music Hall Strasbourg
Massimiliano Fuksas Architecture
Zenith Music Hall Strasbourg
photo : Moreno Maggi

Zenith Saint-Etienne Building
Foster + Partners
Zenith Saint-Etienne
photo : Nigel Young

French Architects

French Buildings

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