Material Inspiration: 10 Projects Inspired by Glass

To celebrate the launch of ArchDaily Materials, our new product catalog, we’ve rounded up 10 awesome projects from around the world that were inspired by one material: . Check out the projects after the break…

Aquitanis Community Housing / Marjan Hessamfar & Joe Vérons Architectes

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Architects: Marjan Hessamfar & Joe Vérons Architectes
Location: , France
Area: 3753.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Arthur Pequin

Maison Simon / Mathieu Noël & Élodie Bonnefous architectes

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Architects: Mathieu Noël & Élodie Bonnefous
Location: 70 Rue de Pont de Planches, 70130 Vezet,
Area: 110.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Mathieu Noël

Marie Paradis Gymnasium / Explorations Architecture, Igrec Ingénierie

© Michel Denancé

Architects: Explorations Architecture , Igrec Ingénierie
Location: , France
Architect In Charge: Marie Ferrari
Cost: 5m €
Area: 1950.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Michel Denancé

Garenne Colombes Cultural Center / Richard + Schoeller Architectes

© Sergio Grazia

Architects: Richard + Schoeller Architectes
Location: Rue Hérold, 92250 ,
Architect In Charge: Isabelle Richard, Frederic Schoeller
Area: 2200.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Sergio Grazia, Emmanuelle Blanc

Techno-Prisme Storage Depot / Brisac Gonzalez

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Architects: Brisac Gonzalez
Location: ,
Area: 500.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Brisac Gonzalez

l’Ecole Jean Jaures / Marjan Hessamfar & Joe Vérons + Art’ur architectes

Courtesy of Marjan Hessamfar & Joe Vérons

Architects: Marjan Hessamfar & Joe Vérons, Art’ur architectes
Location: ,
Area: 1000.0 sqm
Year: 2007
Photographs: Courtesy of Marjan Hessamfar & Joe Vérons

Pajol Sports Centre / Brisac Gonzalez

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Architects: Brisac Gonzalez
Location: , France
Area: 4060.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of Brisac Gonzalez

Material Inspiration: 10 Projects Inspired by Metal

To celebrate the launch of ArchDaily Materials, our new product catalog, we’ve rounded up 10 awesome projects from around the world that were inspired by one material: metal. Check out the projects after the break…

International Accommodation Center For The Oceanological Observatory / Atelier Fernandez & Serres

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Architects: Atelier Fernandez & Serres
Location: Aquarium de Banyuls sur Mer, Avenue du Fontaulé, 66650 ,
Office Engineering: GRONTMIJ Sudéquip, Aix en Provence
Area: 2980.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: FG+SG – architectural photography

Lardy Sports Hall / Explorations Architecture

© Michel Denancé

Architects: Explorations Architecture
Location: Ollainville,
Design Team: , Snc Lavalin
Architect In Charge: Marie Ferrari
Area: 3000.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Michel Denancé, Altélia

Armagnac / Habiter Autrement + Ateliers Jean Nouvel

© Philippe Ruault

Architects: Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Habiter Autrement
Location: , France
Architect In Charge: Mia Hägg, Sandrine Forais, Jean Nouvel
Project Manager: Sandrine Forais, Stéphane Allaire
Architectural Consultant: Jean-Jacques Raynaud
Team Members: Mathilde Jauvin, Aimée Lau, Félix Medina, Louis Mangin, Nicolas Métro, Marcel Züger
Area: 5418.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Philippe Ruault

School Group and Student Housing / Atelier Phileas

© Sergio Grazia

Architects: Atelier Phileas
Location: 17th arrondissement of Paris, Paris,
Landscape: Sempervirens
General Contractor: DUMEZ Île-de-France
Developer: RIVP – ZAC Cardinet Chalabre
Area: 9064.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Sergio Grazia

La Fresque / Ithaques + Atelier WRA

© Sergio Grazia

Architects: Ithaques + Atelier WRA
Location: ,
Project Manager: Danyel Thiebaud, Vladimir Doray
Area: 2,100 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Sergio Grazia

Tete in L’air / KOZ Architectes

© Cécile Septet

Architects: KOZ Architectes
Location: 94 Rue Philippe de Girard, 75018 Paris, France
Area: 2102.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Cécile Septet

Seniors’ Residence + Nursery / a/LTA

© Stéphane Chalmeau

Architects: a/LTA
Location: Cure de Notre Dame de Lourdes, 26 Route de Rennes, 44300 ,
Project Team: Isateg + Auxitec
Area: 5000.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Stéphane Chalmeau

Black House / Marchi Architectes

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Architects: Marchi Architectes
Location: Normandy, Capelle-les-Grands,
Design Team: Olivia Massimi, Marcello Orlandini
Consultants: Baldeschi, SBH, Valentin, Vauchel-Louvel
Area: 80 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: FG + SG

L’ Arboretum / Coldefy & Associés Architectes Urbanistes

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Architects: Coldefy & Associés Architectes Urbanistes
Location: 47 Rue Jean Prouvé,
Area: 9,800 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Coldefy & Associés Architectes Urbanistes