49 Social Housing Estates / BROISSAND arch

© David Boureau

Architects: BROISSAND arch
Location: Montlouis-sur-Loire,
Architect In Charge: Renaud Broissand
Architects Collaborators: Eric Hardy, Augustin Brisedou
Area: 3,120 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: David Boureau

AALON / Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners

© Jean-Luc Laloux

Architects: Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners
Area: 600.0 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Jean-Luc Laloux

ST JEAN / Leibar-Seigneurin

© Patrick Miara

Architects: Leibar-Seigneurin
Location: , France
Area: 8,614 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Patrick Miara, Martin y Zentol

Le Scriptorial / Daniel Cleris & Jean-Michel Daubourg

© Luc Boegly

Architects: CPLUSD
Location: , Lower Normandy,
Architects: Emmanuel Berjot, Daniel Cleris, Jean-Michel Daubourg
Museographic Designers : Les Crayons, Uzes, France
Structure Engineers: Ecb, Saint-Malo, France
Electricity Engineers : Bader, Juvigny-Sous-Andaine, France
Hvac Engineers : Hauguel & Associes, Agneaux, France
Area: 2150.0 sqm
Year: 2006
Photographs: Luc Boegly

ESTEBAN / Leibar-Seigneurin

© Patrick Miara

Architects: Leibar-Seigneurin
Location: ,
Year: 2013
Photographs: Patrick Miara

EHUNDURA / Leibar-Seigneurin

© Patrick Miara

Architects: Leibar-Seigneurin
Location: ,
Area: 5400.0 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Patrick Miara

Hotel in the Douro Vineyards / Ricardo Carvalho + Joana Vilhena Arquitectos

© Nuno Gaspar

Architects: Ricardo Carvalho + Joana Vilhena Arquitectos
Location: Douro, Portugal
Design Team: Joana Vilhena, Ricardo Carvalho, José Roque, José Maria Rhodes Sérgio and Nuno Gaspar
Area: 1,600 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Nuno Gaspar

School, Educative & Cultural Center / Marjan Hessamfar & Joe Vérons Architectes

© David Helman

Architects: Marjan Hessamfar & Joe Vérons Architectes
Location: ,
Owner:: City Hall of Pau
Year: 2011
Photographs: David Helman, Courtesy of Positif

Institut des Sciences Analytiques / Atelier Christian Hauvette + PARC Architectes

© Sébastien Morel

Architects: Atelier Christian Hauvette, PARC Architectes
Location: , France
Architect In Charge: Christian Hauvette
Area: 10500.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Sébastien Morel

A Suspended Room / NeM Architectes

© Rémy Castan

Architects: NeM Architectes
Location: Gentilly,
Architect In Charge: Lucie Niney, Thibault Marca
Structural Engineer: INGE.ST.AR
Area: 40 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Rémy Castan

20 Social Housing in Paris / h2o architectes

© Stéphane Chalmeau

Architects: h2o architectes
Location: Paris,
Engineering: Louis Choulet
Area: 1850.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Stéphane Chalmeau

‘Eurorennes Ilot Féval’ Winning Proposal / Jean-Paul Viguier et Associés

Courtesy of Jean-Paul Viguier et Associés

Designed by Jean-Paul Viguier et Associés, in collaboration with Yves-Marie Maurer Architecture and the Atelier Blanchard Marsault Pondevie, their ’Eurorennes Ilot Féval’ winning proposal consists of an approximately 22,000m2 office and commercial space, which also includes a theatre arthouse cinema. Located on the south bank of the train station in Rennes, , the project will be serviced by the TGV (bullet train) with an expected completion date in 2017. More images after the break.

MuCEM / Rudy Ricciotti

© Steven Massart

Architects: Rudy Ricciotti
Location: Marseille,
Associate Architects: C+T architecture
Year: 2013
Photographs: Steven Massart

Sedan Cultural Center / Richard + Schoeller Architectes

© Sergio Grazia

Architects: Richard + Schoeller Architectes
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Isabelle Richard, Frederic Schoeller
Structural Engineering: Batiserf
Area: 1,897 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Sergio Grazia, Felix Schoeller

Legendre / Avenier Cornejo Architectes

© Stephane Chalmeau

Architects: Avenier Cornejo Architectes
Client: RIVP
Contractor: Bouygues Habitat Social
Area: 926.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Stephane Chalmeau, Cristobal Palma, Serge Barto

46 Homes in Rue du Maroc / MAAST

© Hervé Abbadie

Architects: MAAST
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Isabelle Manescau, François Marzelle
Design Team: Julien Roman Environmental consultancy
Construction Consultancy: Sechaud et Bossuyt Safety
Area: 3,610 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Hervé Abbadie, Cécile Septet

OMA Breaks Ground on BMVR Library in Caen


Construction has begun on OMA’s competition-winning proposal for the BMVR (Bibliothèque Multimédia à Vocation Régionale) Library in northern France. Located at the tip of a peninsula in an old industrial port area of , the 13,000 square meter public library is shaped by four protruding wings that point towards four of the city’s landmarks: l’Abbaye aux Hommes, l’Abbaye aux Dames, the train station to the south and a new urban development to the west.

More on BMVR after the break…

School complex in Rillieux-la-Pape / Tectoniques Architects

© Renaud Araud

Architects: Tectoniques Architects
Location: , France
Area: 5,034 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Renaud Araud