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Prix Versailles Celebrates 24 Projects for Their Outstanding Commercial Architecture in Africa, West Asia and Europe

16:00 - 25 May, 2018
Prix Versailles Celebrates 24 Projects for Their Outstanding Commercial Architecture in Africa, West Asia and Europe, Apple Dubai Mall / Foster + Partners image © Nigel Young; Enigma / RCR Arquitectes - Pau Llimona image © cortesía de RCR Arquitectes/Pau Llimona; Concrete Restaurant / Boozhgan Studio image © Deed Studio. Image
Apple Dubai Mall / Foster + Partners image © Nigel Young; Enigma / RCR Arquitectes - Pau Llimona image © cortesía de RCR Arquitectes/Pau Llimona; Concrete Restaurant / Boozhgan Studio image © Deed Studio. Image

On April, the continental ceremony of the Prix Versailles 2018 took place in the International Center of Conférences d'Alger with the announcement of the selected projects in shops, shopping centers, hotels and restaurants for the "Africa and West Asia" and "Europe" regions.

The 24 new projects are now incorporated into the list of 46 continental winners -from Central America, the South and the Caribbean; North America; Central Asia and the Northeast; and South Asia and the Pacific regions- resulting in 70 projects that will compete in the 2018 Prix Versailles World Final at the UNESCO Headquarters.

See the selected projects after the break.

Casa Cook Kos Hotel / Mastrominas ARChitecture

03:00 - 3 January, 2018
© George Fakaros
© George Fakaros

© George Fakaros © Georg Roske © Georg Roske © George Fakaros + 46

Stunning Images of Stone Architecture: The Best Photos of the Week

12:00 - 17 September, 2017

Stone construction is a simple technique that has been used since the earliest human civilizations. These days, stone is regaining popularity in contemporary architecture thanks to the diversity of results that can be achieved by the union of stone pieces. Whether it's the size, the type of cut, or the color of the material, the truth is that the use of stone can add incredible textures to architectural designs. Read on for a selection of 13 photos that allow us to marvel at stone's beauty and expressiveness, created by renowned photographers such as Erieta Attali, Kyungsub Shin and Dimitris Kleanthis.

© Kyungsub Shin © Robert Leš © Simon Devitt © Kyungsub Shin + 14

Jewel Box / Panos Nikolaidis & Errica Protestou

01:00 - 28 October, 2013
Jewel Box / Panos Nikolaidis & Errica Protestou, © George Fakaros
© George Fakaros

© George Fakaros © George Fakaros © George Fakaros © George Fakaros + 18

Stone House In Anavissos / Whitebox Architects

01:00 - 30 April, 2013
Stone House In Anavissos / Whitebox Architects, © George Fakaros
© George Fakaros

© George Fakaros © George Fakaros © George Fakaros © George Fakaros + 41

EIGHT Office Complex / PEOPLE

01:00 - 24 April, 2013
© George Fakaros
© George Fakaros
  • Architects

  • Location

    Marousi, Greece
  • Category

  • Associates engineers

    Konstantinos Pavlidis, Dimitrios Ptochos
  • Structural/static study

    GMSteel
  • Photographs

© George Fakaros © George Fakaros © George Fakaros © George Fakaros + 35

Kavouri Residences / Kokkinou-Kourkoulas Architects

00:00 - 17 January, 2013
© George Fakaros
© George Fakaros
  • Architects

  • Location

    Athens, Greece
  • Category

  • Architect in Charge

    Maria Kokkinou, Andreas Kourkoulas
  • Collaborators

    Artemis Halari, Eleni Theodorou, Stratos Vasileiou, George Nikopoulos, Tassos Ringas, Marianna Athanasiadou, Katerina Kourkoula
  • Structural Engineer

    Andreas Mitsopoulos
  • Area

    1600.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2006
  • Photographs

© Erieta Attali © George Fakaros © George Fakaros © George Fakaros + 47