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La Madeleine Architecture Festival

La Madeleine Architecture Festival

A colourful project using 2500 plastic bricks designed by Atelier Microméga wins 2017 Festival des Architectures Vives of Montpellier jury’s special mention. The French architectural festival’s theme was ‘Emotion’. This playful structure is just three metres cubed in size.

Cap Canal Social Housing

Cap Canal Social Housing

Design: Rue Royale Architectes

Rue Royale Architectes were committed to providing increasingly high quality social housing, adopting a demanding and complex approach to increase space, light, privacy, view and comfort. In the Saint-Jean neighbourhood of Villeurbanne.

Musée des Confluences

Musée des Confluences, Lyon


Crystal Cloud of Knowledge: The future society will be a society of knowledge. However this knowledge can hardly be split into clearly defined fields. Innovations develop within interspaces, within indistinctness, within the overlapping and hybridising.

Veolia Campus in Jonage

Veolia Campus in Jonage

Design: Arte Charpentier Architectes

Located in the eastern suburbs of Lyon, this innovative campus is arranged around a garden designed as an agora. The building houses a professional training centre for environment, energy, transport, waste and water sectors.

Peace Footbridge

Peace Footbridge in Lyon

Design: Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes

The footbridge links the conference centre and St. Claire plus two major parks either side of the river. The bridge has a free span of 157m with an extremely slender structure.

Boarding House

Boarding House in Saint-Genis Laval

Design: rue royale architectes

A co-educational 96-bed boarding house with communal areas in addition to the teaching facilities composed of several heterogeneous entities, located on the Coin estate, 12 kilometres from Lyon.

Part Dieu Shopping Centre

Part-Dieu Shopping Centre in Lyon

Design: MVRDV

It is rare that architects summon up the notion of disappearing when designing their projects. The very essence of architecture is the exact opposite. It is there to be seen, displayed, to make an impression.

Gymnase Hacine Cherifi

Hacine Cherifi Gymnasium Lyon

Design: Tectoniques Architectes

Next to the schools with their pleated, green roofs, its size makes it an imposing, yet silent, neighbour. The building houses two sports halls and support services over a total surface area of 2,500 sqm.