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The PortHole / TOMA!

15:00 - 21 July, 2015
The PortHole / TOMA!, © Tiziano Zannordo
© Tiziano Zannordo

© Photoarchitecture Courtesy of TOMA! © Tiziano Zannordo Courtesy of TOMA! +34

Breath Box / NAS Architecture

01:00 - 15 August, 2014
Breath Box / NAS Architecture, © Paul Kozlowski
© Paul Kozlowski

© Paul Kozlowski © Paul Kozlowski © Paul Kozlowski © Paul Kozlowski +25

  • Architects

  • Location

    4 Esplanade Maurice Justin, 34280 La Grande-Motte, France
  • Architect in Charge

    Hadrien Balalud De Saint Jean, Guillaume Giraud, Johan Laure
  • Client

    Festival of Lively Architecture (FAV)
  • Area

    20.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Mirrored Seafront Pavilion Among Seven Installations at Festival Des Architectures Vives

01:00 - 5 August, 2014
Mirrored Seafront Pavilion Among Seven Installations at Festival Des Architectures Vives, NAS Architecture's Breath Box- La Grande Motte. Image © photoarchitecture, Courtesy of Paul Kozlowski
NAS Architecture's Breath Box- La Grande Motte. Image © photoarchitecture, Courtesy of Paul Kozlowski

Each summer, the French cities of Montpellier and La Grande Motte host Le Festival Des Architectures Vives (Festival of Lively Architecture). These twin festivals seek to raise awareness about architecture among the public, and to give needed exposure to the work of up-and-coming designers. In the process, they also draw attention to previously unknown places in the two cities—in Montpellier, many of the private courtyards in the city are opened to the public specifically for the festival. In La Grande Motte, the exhibition weaves its way through the city center, a site designated as “Heritage of the 20th Century” due to the prevalence of works designed by architect Jean Balladur. This year’s festivals featured a total of 18 temporary installations. Read more about the festivals, and view photos, after the break.

Marion Moustey and Alex Arcens Onde Sensuelle- La Grande Motte. Image © photoarchitecture, Courtesy of Paul Kozlowski NAS Architecture's Breath Box- La Grande Motte. Image © photoarchitecture, Courtesy of Paul Kozlowski Lea Corba and Nicolas Baudru's Sensualite Invisible- La Grande Motte. Image © photoarchitecture, Courtesy of Paul Kozlowski Fakir's Sens Dessous Sen Dessous- La Grande Motte. Image © photoarchitecture, Courtesy of Paul Kozlowski +33

La Grande Motte / N+B Architectes

01:00 - 12 April, 2012
La Grande Motte / N+B Architectes, © Paul Kozlowski
© Paul Kozlowski

© Paul Kozlowski © Paul Kozlowski © Paul Kozlowski © Paul Kozlowski +18

  • Architects

  • Location

    La Grande Motte City, Montpellier, France
  • Architects

    N+B Architectes - Elodie Nourrigat, Jacques Brion
  • Associated Architect

    Julien Wafflart
  • Project Manager

    Representative
  • Client

    La ville de la Grande Motte
  • Building Scale

    RDC
  • Site Area

    1.515 sqm
  • Cost

    835.000 € HT
  • Photographs