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

Design: COOP HIMMELB(L)AU

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.

Block 32 - France Mixed Use Building 5

Block 32, Lyon

Design: Tectoniques Architectes

Block 32 occupies a strategic position in the vast programme to renovate the Duchère neighbourhood, in Lyon. The OPAC du Rhône housing association has produced a building which incorporates 33 social rental housing units, 1,500m2 of office space dedicated to health-related activities, and has retail space throughout the ground floor.

Confluence Institute for Innovation and creative strategies in Architecture

Confluence Institute Architecture, Lyon

Confluence Institute for Innovation and Creative Strategies in Architecture

Design: Studio Odile DECQ architectes urbanistes

The Confluence is a new institution for architectural education and research based on an evolving and radical understanding of research, experimentation and trans-disciplinarity. It will bring together “Architects, critics, artists, thinkers, philosophers, film-makers, scientists, engineers and manufacturers” in order to develop an architecture that develops ideas unconstrained by “stylistic prejudice or ideology.”