Student Housing in Bordeaux / Lanoire & Courrian


Architectural photographer Stéphane Chalmeau shared with us this student housing in Cenon, Bordeaux designed by French architects Lanoire & Courrian last year, with a regular display of different windows that blends in a great way with the surrounding buildings.

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Cite: "Student Housing in Bordeaux / Lanoire & Courrian" 23 Mar 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 30 May 2015. <>
  • http://www.gebaracad,com JP

    doesn’t fit the surrounding environment

  • Rob

    Le Corbusier would have been proud…

    I personally feel the material use makes the building look cheap, hideous, and somewhat depressing. I don’t want to think of what it will look like in 10-20 years time. What’s wrong with bricks?

    • gdx

      Bricks? Have you ever been to Bordeaux?
      Except one or two 19th century building, there is absolutely no brick construction in Bordeaux…

  • archi

    It’s student housing. What did you expect?

    • Saw Walton

      With the taxes the French pay? A hell of a lot more.

  • a

    I like the windows referencing the Hill College House dorm at U Penn done by Eero Saarinen.