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Lit Up: 16 Projects Illuminated by Skylights

06:00 - 30 May, 2017
Lit Up: 16 Projects Illuminated by Skylights, Courtesy of ARCHSTUDIO
Courtesy of ARCHSTUDIO

North light, south light, warm light and cool light – the diversity of skylights mean they can illuminate any space. Both a window and a ceiling, the hybrid nature of a skylight enables it to be a key element used in architectural spaces. The cool light of a north skylight is instrumental in creating a space to focus and work, while its south-facing counterpart lights up a space with that golden glow. Through its flexibility also come opportunities for expression, from its shape to its angle. Is a skylight a ribbon weaving through a roof panel? Or is it a series of dotted openings creating a mosaic of daylight on the floor? Check out these 16 examples of contemporary spaces lit by this key element below:

CAP / AAVP Architecture

09:00 - 26 March, 2017
CAP / AAVP Architecture, © Luc Boegly
© Luc Boegly

© Luc Boegly  © Luc Boegly  © Luc Boegly  © Luc Boegly  +12

  • Architects

  • Location

    2nd arrondissement, 75002 Paris, France
  • Architect in Charge

    Vincent Parreira
  • Area

    160.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

LESS / AAVP Architecture

02:00 - 23 January, 2017
LESS / AAVP Architecture, © Luc Boegly
© Luc Boegly

© Luc Boegly © Luc Boegly © Luc Boegly © Luc Boegly +24

  • Architects

  • Location

    Paris 10th district, France
  • Architect

    AAVP ARCHITECTURE - Vincent Parreira
  • Architect in Charge

    Marie Brodin, Nicolas Fontaine Descambres, Lara Ferrer
  • Area

    5004.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

AD Round Up: Happy Bastille Day!

00:00 - 14 July, 2014
Nova Green / Agence Bernard Bühler. Image © Vincent Monthiers
Nova Green / Agence Bernard Bühler. Image © Vincent Monthiers

The fourteenth of July is Bastille Day, a day that commemorates the start of the French Revolution.  Named for the fortress prison that was stormed by revolutionaries on July 14th, 1789, Bastille Day is celebrated globally both by France and her former colonies, as well as many cities in the US.  In honor of this historic date, we’ve compiled some of our favorite French projects from the past few years.  In this round up you’ll find classics such as the Villa dall’Ava by OMA, as well as fantastic works like Nova Green by Agence Bernard Bühler, Pontivy Media Library and Louviers Music school by Opus 5 architectes, Platform Architecture’s Aquitanis Headquarters, L’Atoll Angers by Antonio Virga Architecte and AAVP Architecture, a Parking Attendant’s Pavilion by Jean-Luc Fugier, Kengo Kuma’s Aix en Provence Conservatory of Music, and Origami by Manuelle Gautrand ArchitectureJoyeux quatorze juillet!

L’Atelier / AAVP Architecture

01:00 - 12 September, 2013
L’Atelier / AAVP Architecture, © Luc Boegly
© Luc Boegly

© Luc Boegly © Luc Boegly © Luc Boegly © Luc Boegly +42

  • Architects

  • Location

    Normandy, Capelle-les-Grands, France
  • Architect

    Vincent Parreira
  • Project Manager

    Marie Brodin, William Wong Min
  • Structure

    Beton Ingenierie
  • Graphic Designer

    Nicolas Vrignault
  • Economist

    Camebat, Gilles Pasquier
  • Area

    2545.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Tino School / AAVP Architecture

00:00 - 16 December, 2011
Tino School / AAVP Architecture, © Luc Boegly
© Luc Boegly

© Luc Boegly © Luc Boegly © Luc Boegly © Luc Boegly +31