Rebière 21 housing / Hondelatte Laporte Architectes

© Ronan Lacroix

Architects: Hondelatte Laporte Architectes
Location: Paris,
Project Manager: Charlotte Fagart
Project Team: Pierre Aubertin
General Contractor: Léon Grosse
Area: 1445.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Ronan Lacroix

Steel Band / Atelier Arcau

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Architects: Atelier Arcau
Location: Vannes,
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of Atelier Arcau

New National Archives of France / Studio Fuksas

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Architects: Studio Fuksas
Location: 59 rue Guynemer, Pierrefitte-sur-Seine, Saint-Denis
Architects In Charge: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas
Interiors: Fuksas Design
Area: 108136.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Philippe Ruault, Camilla Pongiglione,

Salgore / Atelier Arcau

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Architects: Atelier Arcau
Location: Pornic,
Program: New Headquarters of Pornic County
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of Atelier Arcau

Le Temps Machine / Moussafir Architectes Associés

© Hervé Abbadie

Architects: Moussafir Architectes Associés
Location: Joue-Les-tours,
Design Team: Jacques Moussafir with nicolas Hugoo, Alexis duquennoy, narumi Kang, sofie reynaert, Jérôme Hervé and Virginie Prie
Area: 1,753 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Hervé Abbadie, Jérôme Ricolleau, Benoît Faure, Luc Boegly

Les Coccinelles Nursery School / SOA Architectes

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Architects: SOA Architectes
Location: , France
Area: 691 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Clément Guillaume

Stade Leo Lagrange / Archi5

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Architects: Archi5, Borja Huidobro
Location: Toulon, France
Engineering: Ingérop
Landscape Architects: Michel Desvigne
Client: Toulon Provence Méditerranée
Area: 4,500 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Sergio Grazia

CFA Quimper / Atelier Arcau

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Architects: Atelier Arcau
Location: Quimper,
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of Atelier Arcau

Cardinet Quintessence / Périphériques architectes

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Architects: Périphériques architectes
Location: 155 rue Cardinet , 75017 ,
Project Management: Anne-Françoise Jumeau, Emmanuelle Marin, David Trottin
Project Directors: Anne Clerget, Claire Oiry, S. Razafindralambo, J.L Anthonioz, E. Mares, V. Nodale, G. Plasson , J. sturari, F. Coquin, A. Thierry
Client: Nexity seeri
Area: 6115.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Sergio Grazia

‘I Love, Love, Love : to Build’ Exhibition

Anne Lacaton & Jean-Philippe Vassal. Éco quartier, Saint Nazaire, 2009. © Anne Lacaton & Jean-Philippe Vassal

The ‘I Love, Love, Love : to Build’ Exhibition, which will be on exhibit from February 10 – March 24, offers architects the opportunity to exhibit and share their private thoughts on their production. This series of invitations is in line with the Villa Noailles‘ querying on architects’ roles in our society, on the issues on which they work. Curators Jean-Pierre Blanc and Florence Sarano have simply decided to query each creator on his work: yesterday, today and tomorrow. The lecture by the architects will take place February 10th at 10:00am. For more information, please visit here.

Cine 32 / ENCORE HEUREUX Architectes

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Architects: ENCORE HEUREUX Architectes
Location: ,
Area: 2,700 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Sebastien Normand, Adelaide Maisonabe, Nicola Delon

‘Porous City – Open the Tower’ Exhibition

© Frans Parthesius

The Innovation Forum MIPIM recently announced that it will feature the “Porous city – Open the tower” exhibition presented at last year’s Venice Biennale for the first time. Held in , from March 12-15, the exhibition uses Lego towers to explore futuristic concepts of urban design imagined by the professor and architect Winy Maas, founder and director of the MVRDV architectural practice in Rotterdam and director of The Why Factory, a research institute for the city of the future. Nine three-meter high skyscrapers will rise up during the four days of the show, acting as visual support to debates on the new processes and the role of research in Europe’s urban future. For more information, including a complete program, please visit here. More images after the break.

23 Local Authority Housing / Avignon-Clouet Architectes

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Architects: Avignon-Clouet Architectes
Location: Paris,
Area: 2,911 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Stéphane Chalmeau

AD Classics: Maison du Bresil / Le Corbusier

© Samuel Ludwig

Created as a microcosm of Brazilian life and culture, Maison du Bresil is a significant example of Le Corbusier’s high-density residential design. Inaugurated in 1959, it is one of twenty-three international residences at the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, located in the heart of Paris. As the “House of ”, the building acts as both a residence hall for Brazilian academics, students, teachers, and artists, and as a hub for Brazilian culture, by providing exhibition spaces and archival resources. Notably, the building has provided residence to famous Brazilians, such as the renowned journalist Barroso Zózimo do Amaral.

Theatre 95 / gpaa

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Architects: gaëlle péneau architectes associés
Location: Allée du Théatre, 95000 Cergy,
Site Area: 10 000 m2
Area: 3000.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: 11h45

Down Up House / Avignon-Clouet Architectes

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Architects: Avignon-Clouet Architectes
Location: Nantes,
Area: 50 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Stéphane Chalmeau

New Law Courts of Caen Competition Entry / Baumschlager Eberle

Rendering by RSI-Studio

With urbanistic planning in mind, the proposal by Baumschlager Eberle for the law courts of redefines a new domain in the center of the city. In collaboration with Atelier d’Architecture Pierre Champenois, the shape of the building agrees not only with the tradition but of course with the more complex duties of law courts in the 21st century. An orthogonal pattern constitutes the base for the organization of the needs of the law courts. More images and architects’ description after the break.

5.6 House / Avignon-Clouet Architectes

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Architects: Avignon-Clouet Architectes
Location: ,
Area: 167 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of Avignon-Clouet Architectes