NÜBA Restaurant – Club / Emmanuel Picault + Ludwig Godefroy + Nicolas Sisto

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Architects: Emmanuel Picault Ludwig Godefroy + Nicolas Sisto
Location: 36 Quai d’Austerlitz, Paris,
Area: 1,400 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Nicolas Sisto

House in Colmar / ideaa architectures

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Architects: ideaa architectures
Location: , France
Architect In Charge: Sandro De Pin, Laurent Dugo
Area: 170 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Alain-Marc Oberlé

Sou Fujimoto-Led Team Designs Tree-Inspired Housing Tower for Montpellier

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The City of has chosen Sou Fujimoto Architects, Nicolas Laisné Associés and Manal Rachdi Oxo architects’ “White Tree (L’Arbre Blanc)” as winner of the “Architectural Folie of the 21st Century” competition. Inspired by the city’s tradition of outdoor living, and the efficient properties of a tree, the mixed-use residential tower will feed off locally available natural resources as it rises 17-stories and connects the new and old districts of Montpellier. 

Eiffel Tower’s 1st Floor Redevelopment / Moatti-Rivière

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Architects: Moatti-Rivière
Location: Eiffel Tower, Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole , 75007 Paris,
Area: 4586.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of Moatti-Rivière

Casadelmar Hotel / Jean-François Bodin

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Architects: Jean-François Bodin
Location: , France
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Jean-François Bodin

La Queue du Lézard Community Center / Rue Royale Architectes

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Architects: Rue Royale Architectes
Location: Avenue des Grandes Varennes, ,
Area: 2,390 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Philippe Maillot

LAN Chosen to Revamp Paris’ Grand Palais


After a nine-month long competition, LAN Architecture has been commissioned to restructure and extend the historic Grand Palais in . With the intent to “restore the building’s original coherence and sense of transparency,” LAN plans to revamp the 1900 World’s Fair building by resorting its unity and circulation, as well as the volume of its galleries around the Grand Nave and the addition of a new entrance court.

Review the plan in more detail, after the break…

11 Social Housing Units / Zoomfactor Architectes

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Architects: Zoomfactor Architectes
Location: , France
Cost: € 1,0 M excl. VAT
Area: 991.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Sa2t Grand-Angle-Photographie

Villa des Sciences / LOG Architectes

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Architects: LOG Architectes
Location: Paris,
Project Management: LOG architects and Jean-Pierre Bouanha (former associate) for the SD et DD phases
Area: 1,319 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Vincent Fillon

Le Carré en Seine / PietriArchitectes

© Thierry Favatier

Architects: PietriArchitectes
Location: Seine River,
Area: 15,000 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Thierry Favatier, Vincent Fillon

The Carreau du Temple / studioMilou architecture

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Architects: studioMilou architecture
Location: 4 Rue Eugène Spuller, , France
Architect In Charge: Jean François Milou
Area: 9,045 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Fernando Javier Urquijo

Magasins Des Archives Departamentales Du Nord / zigzag architecture + de Alzua+

© Julien Lanoo

Architects: zigzag architecture, de Alzua+
Location: Lille,
Area: 13000.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Julien Lanoo

Ginko Eco-Quarter / La Nouvelle Agence

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Architects: La Nouvelle Agence
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Aït‐Mehdi Samira & Latizeau Sylvain
Area: 2,150 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of La Nouvelle Agence

11 Dwellings / La Nouvelle Agence

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Architects: La Nouvelle Agence
Location: Sainte-Eulalie,
Architect In Charge: Aït‐Mehdi Samira & Latizeau Sylvain
Area: 1,048 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of La Nouvelle Agence

Archipel Habitat Head Office / Bruno Gaudin Architectes

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Architects: Bruno Gaudin Architectes
Location: ,
Associate Architect: Benoit Gautier
Area: 8,535 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Stéphane Chalmeau, Nicolas Borel

The Opera Garnier Restaurant / Studio Odile Decq

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Architects: Studio Odile Decq
Location: 8 Rue Scribe, , France
Project Responsible: Peter Baalman
Area: 1,100 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Odile Decq – Roland Halbe

Exedra Nice Hotel Spa / Simone Micheli

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Architects: Simone Micheli
Location: 12 Boulevard Victor Hugo, 06000 Nice,
Area: 700.0 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Jürgen Eheim

Villa V2 / Guerin & Pedroza Architectes

© Paul Kozlowski

Architects: Guerin & Pedroza Architectes
Location: Issy-les-Moulineaux,
Area: 4,016 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Paul Kozlowski