Teletech Call Center / MVRDV

© Philippe Ruault

Architects: MVRDV
Location: , France
Photographs: Philippe Ruault,

MVRDV to transform disused laboratory into call centre and incubator


The city of and Teletech International have chosen MVRDV to transform a disused Dijon Mustard laboratory completed in 2004 into an innovative call centre with an education centre, incubator and social program. Transformation through reuse is one of the contemporary issues in European architecture since the current crisis. Completion of the 6000m2 refurbishment is planned for 2012. More images and complete press release after the break.

Ecodistrict in Dijon / EXP Architects


EXP Architects and teammates Studiomustard Architecture, Sempervirens Landscape Designers and Even Conseil have won the design for the “Heudelet 26” in Dijon, France.  Located in proximity to the city center, the new urban design will be the first of Dijon’s Ecodistricts and serve as a model for later developments.  The district  will enhance “the neighborhood’s identity and density by favouring mixed income and mixed generational housing, thus testifying to a new way of conceiving urban development.”

More about the Ecodistrict after the break.