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Grand Central Saint-Lazare Station / Ferrier Marchetti Studio

© Luc Boegly © Luc Boegly Grand Central Saint-Lazare Station / Ferrier Marchetti Studio © Luc Boegly + 35

10 Things You Didn't Know About Modern Icon Pierre Chareau

Known for his collaboration on the legendary Maison de Verre, French architect, and interior designer Pierre Chareau is a celebrated artist cited by Richard Rogers, Jean Nouvel, and more as a major influence on their work.

Completed in 1932, Maison de Verre—or “House of Glass”—has become a prime example of modern architecture, despite the fact that not many people have actually seen the hidden treasure, located on Paris’ Left Bank.

Although his work is currently viewed in high regard, Chareau had a tumultuous career, with large variances between his successes and his failures.

Drawing from a Cultured Magazine spotlight article on the designer, we have compiled a list of facts about Chareau’s life and career that showcase the rollercoaster of his success.

Continue reading for the 10 things you didn’t know about Pierre Chareau.

Curial Housing / PETITDIDIERPRIOUX Architects

© Sergio Grazia © Sergio Grazia © Sergio Grazia © Sergio Grazia + 26

Paris, France

Technicolor Headquarters Office Building / Franklin Azzi Architecture

© Alexandre Tabaste © Alexandre Tabaste © Alexandre Tabaste © Alexandre Tabaste + 21

Fort de Vaux Residential Building / PETITDIDIERPRIOUX Architects

© Pierre L’Excellent
© Pierre L’Excellent

© Pierre L’Excellent © Pierre L’Excellent © Pierre L’Excellent © Pierre L’Excellent + 26

Paris, France

Fondation-s / Lobjoy-Bouvier-Boisseau Architecture

© Baptiste Lobjoy
© Baptiste Lobjoy

© Baptiste Lobjoy © Baptiste Lobjoy © Jean-Philippe Caulliez © Jean-Philippe Caulliez + 29

Courthouse Extension / Hamonic+Masson & Associés

© Takuji Shimmura © Takuji Shimmura © Takuji Shimmura © Takuji Shimmura + 41

Paris Metro Architecture & Design Map: Bilingual guide map to the architecture, art and design of the Paris Metro

New Bilingual Guide Celebrates Architecture and Design of Paris Metro

Transport design historian and broadcaster Mark Ovenden has curated Paris Metro Architecture & Design Map, the fourth in Blue Crow Media’s new series of cartographic guides dedicated to the architecture and design of the world’s finest public transport systems. With original photography by Nigel Green this two-sided guide is an original and fascinating insight into the architecture and graphic design of the Paris Metro for transport lovers, students of design and anyone interested in the history of London.

The bilingual, English and French, guide includes a geographical Metro map with featured stations

Showroom Papier Tigre / Cent15 Architecture

© Christophe Caudroy © Christophe Caudroy © Christophe Caudroy © Christophe Caudroy + 16

Paris, France
  • Architects: Cent15 Architecture
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 130.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2019

Phobos Office Building Rehabilitation / Studio Vincent Eschalier

© Axel Dahl © Axel Dahl © Axel Dahl © Axel Dahl + 26

Paris, France

University of Law-Paris I Modernisation of the Lourcine Barracks / Chartier Dalix Architectes

© Sergio Grazia © Takuji Shimmura © Takuji Shimmura © Takuji Shimmura + 32

París, France

Functional Exploration Centre / TRANSFORM

© Julien Lanoo © Julien Lanoo © Julien Lanoo © Julien Lanoo + 16

  • Architects: TRANSFORM
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 2113.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2019

The Giacometti Institute Museum / Pascal Grasso Architectures

© Patrick Tourneboeuf
© Patrick Tourneboeuf

© Patrick Tourneboeuf © Patrick Tourneboeuf © Patrick Tourneboeuf © Patrick Tourneboeuf + 25

Paris, France

Beaupassage Housing / Franklin Azzi Architecture + B&B Architectes

© Alexandre Tabaste © Alexandre Tabaste © Alexandre Tabaste © Charlotte Donker + 25

Fluctuart Art Gallery / Seine Design

© Sergio Grazia © Sergio Grazia © Sergio Grazia © Sergio Grazia + 24

Paris, France
  • Architects: Seine Design
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2019

7 Examples Where Physical Activities Were the Catalyst Behind A Neighborhood Regeneration

People often gather around sports activities, whether they are the ones exercising or the ones cheering. This internationally recognized social interest brings everyone together seamlessly, regardless of their background, gender, culture, ethnicity and so on.

Urban regeneration can take different aspects, and one of the most prominent and efficient solutions that can reconcile a community with itself and its surroundings is a sports function. In fact, this purpose encourages people to reclaim their fundamental right to public spaces and regenerate demoted, hostile or forgotten areas.

Read on to discover examples from all over the world, where physical activities made an urban impact on the neighborhood and the community.

PCA-STREAM’s CLUSTER / PCA-STREAM

© Claire Curt © Claire Curt © Claire Curt © Claire Curt + 33

Paris, France
  • Architects: PCA-STREAM
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 584.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2014

Robin Leroy's Timeless Photographs of New Créteil

© Robin Leroy © Robin Leroy © Robin Leroy © Robin Leroy + 16

The “New Créteil” was an urbanization program carried out in the seventies. It was intended to provide the city of Créteil, which is located around 6 km southeast of Paris, new apartment buildings and public facilities such as a town hall, prefecture, hospital, and courthouse. In a series called “See the New Créteil,” photographer Robin Leroy documents a city considered transcendent of the traditional clichés of modern architecture.