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Eco Nursery and Primary School / Jean-François Schmit

  • Architects: Jean-François Schmit
  • Location: Rue de la Saïda, 75015 Paris, France
  • Partners: SNC Lavalin (BET TCE), Tribu (BE environnemental), SLG paysage
  • Area: 5500.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2014
  • Photographs: Courtesy of Jean-François Schmit

Courtesy of Jean-François Schmit Courtesy of Jean-François Schmit Courtesy of Jean-François Schmit Courtesy of Jean-François Schmit

Pompidou Centre Hosts "Le Corbusier: The Measures of Man" Exhibition

To commemorate the architect 50 years after his death, from April 29 through August 3 the Pompidou center is hosting a retrospective on the life and works of Le Corbusier. The exhibition highlights Le Corbusier’s architecture and artwork, which is curated to trace his evolving understanding of the human body, and includes texts, paintings, drawings, sculptures, and models.

Creche des Orteaux / Avenier Cornejo Architectes

© David Foessel © David Foessel © David Foessel © Julien Lanoo

Au Bon Coin / Ramdam Architectes

  • Architects: Ramdam Architectes
  • Location: Saint-Denis, France
  • Area: 201.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2014
  • Photographs: Michèle Constantini

© Michèle Constantini © Michèle Constantini © Michèle Constantini © Michèle Constantini

Video: Stanton Williams Explain Their Design for the Nantes Musée des Beaux-Arts

In 2009 Stanton Williams won an international competition to transform the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Nantes, one of France's six largest Fine Art Museums outside of Paris. Their design for this, the London-based practice's first major project in France, connects a number of historic buildings through one new "monolithic extension, glazed with thin layers of Portuguese white marble and glass façade." The museum is slated to open to the public in 2016.

Atelier YokYok Designs an Enchanting String Installation in Cahors

Atelier YokYok has created an immersive experience of string and light for their "Shooting Vaults” installation at St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Cahors, France. Created in collaboration with Ulysse Lacoste and Laure Qaremy, the project will be on display through the month of June.

In the Center of the Volume. Image Courtesy of Atelier YokYok + Ulysse Lacoste Installation in Cloister. Image Courtesy of Atelier YokYok + Ulysse Lacoste Centroid of Courtyard. Image Courtesy of Atelier YokYok + Ulysse Lacoste Visitor within Installation. Image Courtesy of Atelier YokYok + Ulysse Lacoste

Shop and Exhibition Space in Marseille / Atelier M3a Architectes

  • Architects: Atelier M3a Architectes
  • Location: 5 Place de la Corderie Henry Bergasse, 13006 Marseille, France
  • Architect In Charge: Caroline Ménager + Mathieu Ménager
  • Area: 100.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2015
  • Photographs: Patricia Giudicelli

© Patricia Giudicelli © Patricia Giudicelli © Patricia Giudicelli © Patricia Giudicelli

The Roc / D’HOUNDT+BAJART architectes&associés

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Le Campus / Virserius Studio

© Eric Laignel © Eric Laignel © Eric Laignel © Eric Laignel

Leisure and Services Center / Link architectes

  • Architects: Link architectes
  • Location: Saint-Victor sur Loire, Saint-Étienne, France
  • Design Team: Guillaume Benier, Romain Chazalon, Jerome Glairoux
  • Area: 210.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2014
  • Photographs: François Maisonnasse

© François Maisonnasse © François Maisonnasse © François Maisonnasse © François Maisonnasse

Simplement / OVERCODE

  • Architects: OVERCODE
  • Location: Auvers-sur-Oise, France
  • Design Team: Alejandro GARCIA MARTA & Claire GARCIA
  • Area: 24.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2014
  • Photographs: David Foessel

© David Foessel © David Foessel © David Foessel © David Foessel

Generator Paris / DesignAgency

  • Designers: DesignAgency
  • Location: 11 Place du Colonel Fabien, 75010 Paris, France
  • Area: 9328.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2015
  • Photographs: Nikolas Koenig

© Nikolas Koenig © Nikolas Koenig © Nikolas Koenig © Nikolas Koenig

ArchitecTravel: Paris & South of France

Escorted tour for a small group in Paris and the South of France. Guided by architects, you will see the latest architectural projects as well as explore historic favorites.

CERGY-PONTOISE: Forms and Fictions of a New City

50 years after the adoption of the new cities program, the Pavillon de l’Arsenal recounts the history of Cergy-Pontoise, emblematic of this unique urban and human adventure.

How can we build a landscape city in the 20th century? Who are the founding fathers and the pioneers of this planning policy? What transports for the satellite city? What urban strategies shall be adopted to invent a city of 200,000? How can we encourage citizen participation from the start? How do we continue developing urban planning, with the environmental ambitions of today? What are the conurbation’s future challenges?

Huge Fire Damages Basilica of Saint-Donatien in Nantes

The Basilica of Saint-Donatien in Nantes has been significantly damaged by a huge fire. As reported by the BBC, the fire started at around 10:30 am local time, and is believed to have broken out on the roof of the building in connection with waterproofing work.

IGN and Meteo France Geosciences Center / Architecture Patrick Mauger

© Michel Denancé © Michel Denancé © Michel Denancé © Michel Denancé

Images from the Much-Anticipated Restoration of Eileen Gray's E-1027

At long last, after over a decade of project mismanagement and controversial repairs that ignited concerns over historical integrity, restorations have been completed on E-1027, Eileen Gray’s 1929 masterpiece on France’s Côte d’Azur. The house, which heavily influenced the work of Le Corbusier and became an object of his jealous fixation, has a traumatic past that nearly resulted in its loss to history.