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Rémy Marciano Architecte has transformed the original Hexagone at Luminy University Campus 1960’s building into a “learning center” offers a new venue for student life.
Designed by Pietri Architectes, MaisonP is located in the village of Puy-Sainte-Réparade, nestles in a cosy space boasting dense vegetation on a hillside parcel offering a panoramic view over the Alps.
Designed by PietriArchitectes, La Crique Luminous, is a 145 apartments building, a stone’s throw from the coves of the Massif des Calanques with curvilinear facades, ribbons of generous balconies separated by wood panels.
Festival des Architectures Vives aims to raise public awareness of the broad field of architecture. It focuses not only on highlighting the work of a younger generation of architects, landscape architects, urban planners, but also on discovering unexpected urban territories.
The design for Marseille Airport Extension, by Foster + Partners, restores the clarity of layout and expression in Fernand Pouillon’s 1960s original, while adding the ‘missing piece’ to the 1992 extension by Richard Rogers to tie the entire ensemble of buildings together.
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MaisonA, designed by Pietri Architectes, is situated on the side of the hill on the site. The residence is discreet, but its pure lines show great strength of character.
La Barquière designed by Pietri Architectes is a 62-housing project in Marseille. The urban setting contrasts with the old building dating from the 18th century. The existing building meant the project to become part of a complex height.
The Conservation and Resource Centre, for storage and study of the collections, is on a plot of formerly military land. The building houses all the museum’s reserves plus its documentary collections, its library and its scientific archives.
Design: NBJ Architectes. L’agence NBJ Architectes vient de livrer le projet de 87 logements Lez in Art dans la ZAC Rive Gauche à Montpellier présentant des volontés spécifiques en matière de développement durable.
Architect: Jean-Pierre Lott. Vitrolles grew too quickly. A victim of the urbanization of the 1960s, it went from the status of little Provençal village with about a thousand inhabitants, to a bedroom community comprised of soulless apartment buildings.
Festival des Architectures Vives – a School of Architecture is invited each year to participate at the FAV: this year it is the Higher Technical School of Architecture of San Sebastián.
Design: Atelier Jérôme Lafond. The Festival des Architectures Vives raises public awareness of the wide range of architecture. It highlights the work of a young generation of architects, landscape architects and urban planners, but also seeks to discover unexpected urban areas.
The Festival des Architectures Vives is an architectural course dedicated to a wide audience that allow to discover or (re)discover emblematic sites in Montpellier and in La Grande Motte thanks to ephemeral projects created by young architects teams.
The Médard Museum in Lunel and the Maritime Museum in Sète buildings designed by C+D Architecture are now part of a wide choice of cultural visits offered in Languedoc Roussillon.
Design: Bureau Architecture Méditerranée. Architecture integrated into its surroundings – respecting urban fabric and existing historic buildings. The building has a discreet character through use of the same type of stone, preservation of existing buildings and respect for alignments.
Design: Dietmar Feichtinger Architects. “A major gesture is not always needed”. The architects develop a 1960s campus – adding value through restraint, carefully positioned cubes, and subtle facade rhythms, rather than “showy sculptural symbols”.