France

  • VILLA 356, Bandol – France

    VILLA 356, Bandol – France

    One late summer afternoon, I received a phone call from the architect Rudy Ricciotti. He knew I was in the South of France. He asked me to visit his clients to see the house he had built for them in Bandol. At 10pm I found myself at David and Carole Warren’s, in a house tucked…

  • HEKLA, Paris – France

    HEKLA, Paris – France

    The land where the HEKLA tower is located is triangular in shape and surrounded by numerous road connections. AG Real Estate proposed Jean Nouvel to the Paris La Défense developers as the architect for this flagship project, which aims to rebalance the skyline of La Défense, reconnect the various roads and activate this district of…

  • ODYSSÉE, Guyancourt – France

    ODYSSÉE, Guyancourt – France

    In the suburbs of Paris, ArtBuild proposed to its client Nexity, on behalf of Renault, an alternative to a traditional office building: it was the first time that the Belgian-French architectural firm had a client who asked them to make a building in timber construction. The agency has been convinced for many years that timber…

  • OSA, Paris – France

    OSA, Paris – France

    The ArtBuild office was mandated by the organizers of the Forum Bois Construction to build the ephemeral auditorium for the show, which was held from July 15 to 17, 2021. This construction is the result of the research and development cell in its French department Technical sheet of this architecture video clipJournalist: Emma C. DessourouxCameraman:…

  • THE PRIZE OF WOMEN ARCHITECTS, Paris – France (2018)

    THE PRIZE OF WOMEN ARCHITECTS, Paris – France (2018)

    As with every year, the ARVHA awards the Prix Femmes Architectes in Paris. The purpose of these prizes is to celebrate female architects in France. CAVIAR, under the FEMICITY programme, went to meet the winners of the 2018 awards. How important is it for them to win these awards, and, quite simply, for the existence…

  • SBBT ARCHITECTURE : Portrait of Sophie Berthelier

    SBBT ARCHITECTURE : Portrait of Sophie Berthelier

    Sophie Berthelier worked at architect Jean Nouvel’s firm before founding with her associate Benoît Tribouillet the SBBT organisation in Paris and Chartres. These days she has moved away from contextual architecture to work on a more sensitive form of architecture with in-depth working on materials. She breaks away from the architectural gesture as it’s the…

  • PARIS ZOOLOGICAL PARK, Paris – France

    PARIS ZOOLOGICAL PARK, Paris – France

    The architect Véronique Descharrières collaborates with the firm Bernard Tschumi Urbanistes Architectes. Together they worked on the Paris Zoological Park for which she received the Prix Femmes Architectes in the category ‘Original Work’ in 2015. This project has given them the opportunity to reflect on cohabitation and animal well-being in an urban space. The programme…

  • EU Mies Award 2019

    EU Mies Award 2019

    The Winners of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2019 are The Transformation of 530 Dwellings – Grand Parc Bordeaux by Lacaton & Vassal architectes, Frédéric Druot Architecture and Christophe Hutin Architecture is the 2019 Winner of the Prize. The  Emerging Architecture 2019 prize has been awarded to the Toulouse studio BAST for the School Refectory in Montbrun-Bocage, Haute-Garonne, near…

  • STUDIO ODILE DECQ : Portrait of Odile Decq

    STUDIO ODILE DECQ : Portrait of Odile Decq

    Odile Decq is a French architect, urban planner, designer and artist, born in Laval in 1955. Her roots are in Brittany, a place where she likes to unwind. Her architecture is diverse as everything interests her, especially new challenges. Her preferred materials are metal and glass because she likes precision. Odile Decq has set up…

  • ART&BUILD architects – INNOVATION, Paris – France

    ART&BUILD architects – INNOVATION, Paris – France

    Steven Ware runs the Paris office of the Art&Build architects firm. Running through various French timber construction projects, he tells us about the innovative research advances being made by his firm on bio-sourced materials and on bimetal. Project name: INNOVATION Address: Paris, France Assignation/Destination: Façade, Green construction Name of architect: ART&BUILD architects Technical sheet of…