Farshid Moussavi Architecture Wins Jardins de la Lironde Competition

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This unconventional stack of shifting floor plates forms what will soon be a new, 36-unit apartment block in French city of . City officials released the news this week, naming Farshid Moussavi Architecture as winner of the Jardins de la Lironde competition.

The 11-story tower’s unique shape will offer residents expansive balconies with coastal views and a ground level restaurant. Construction is expected to begin in 2014, marking the first phase of a master plan to construct 12 new buildings in the Port Marianne district.

More images and plans of the Jardins de la Lironde tower after the break…

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Cite: Rosenfield, Karissa. "Farshid Moussavi Architecture Wins Jardins de la Lironde Competition" 18 Apr 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 19 Apr 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=361789>

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    ´Unconventional stack of shifting floor plates´? At this point in architecture it is totally conventional! Yawn…

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    OMG i cant believe the plans worst apartments ever, but id love to know how they solved the MEP issues??

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    a 2 bedroom apartment with only one bathroom?!?only in France!!!…how will they sell them?

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