The faithful of Montigny-Lès-Cormeilles (95) finally benefit from a new place of worship! The Christians of the town, who hitherto gathered in a dilapidated prefabricated building from the 1970s, now enjoy a bright and contemporary temple built by teams from the Enia architectes agency. Back to a divine project.
Commissioned to build the new Pointe-à-Pitre Courthouse in Guadeloupe (97), the agencies Ignacio Prego Architectures and MAGMA Architecture offer a contemporary reinterpretation of the ancestral symbolism of the judicial space. Architects explore the concepts of stability, measure and justice through the creation of an architecture of controlled balance echoing the current legislative world. Zoom on a referenced architecture.
The city of Cahors (46) welcomes a new cinema! Signed Antonio Virga. Architecture, the complex energizes Place Bessières and increases the cultural offer of the town. All of light bricks and amber clad metal, the structure reinterprets the silhouette of the old barracks and acts as a signal in the urban landscape.
The Nancy collective StudioLada imagines a tourist office dressed in pink for the town of Plainfaing (88). As part of this project, the architects, commissioned by the community of agglomerations of Saint-Dié-des-Vosges, create a small welcoming entity using local materials. Back on the history of local sustainable architecture.
Since the start of the new school year, the former residents of the Jules-Vallès college in Nîmes (30) have put their school bags down in a new positive energy establishment highlighting the Gard stone. An impressive monolith dominating the heights of the town, the Ada Lovelace college is a project well rooted in its time.
Who has never dreamed of designing their ideal home, one that will be like A to Z? What is a fantasy for many of us, the architects Frédéric Mouly and Manuèle van der Hoeven, from the Mova agency, made it a reality. Located in Montreuil (93), the house respects the vernacular architecture of the district while being inspired by Mediterranean landscapes and construction.
Faced with the growth of professional retraining and the evolution of employment, the University of Paris Nanterre, the Mecca of the student revolution of May 68, is actively developing its continuing education offer in order to promote synergies between the world of job and the courses offered. In 2013, the Île-de-France regional council therefore commissioned the architectural firm Ameller Dubois & Associés to build the new continuing education building for the faculty. After six years of construction, Philippe Ameller and Jacques Dubois deliver a functional building with an atypical architectural style.
After a first space in Paris, the French coworking firm Deskopolitan opens a new center, boulevard Voltaire, in the 11th arrondissement. Housed in a historic building in the neighborhood, this urban campus houses work and living spaces under the same roof. The Franklin Azzi agency, in charge of the renovation and extension of the existing building, is carrying out a daring renovation here. Zoom on a major project.