Albert Einstein High School Extension

The Albert Einstein High School in Bagnols sur Ceze, France, has been recently renovated and received an extension by architecture agency N+B Architectes. The project takes into account the educational project, the architectural flexibility, respect for the environmental public character of the building. The intervention allows to restore consistency and functionality to all through a new standing space. Photos by Paul Kozlowski Read more […]
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Youth Center and Sports Complex

KOZ Architects projected the amazingly imaginative youth center and sports complex in Saint-Cloud, a western suburb in Paris, France. The child fun-house coexists with several older educational buildings and a residential development. The 1.600 square meter facility is unexpected and bold in its riotous use of colors both inside and out. Via LOUDreams Read more […]
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Maison 51

FABRE/deMARIEN architects projected this unique house located in a central district of Bordeaux, France. The house is 8 meter wide, 13 meters long and 6,5 meter high with an empty central volume that is linked to the street by a porch that shelters the parking area. This empty space is designed to allow natural lighting and ventilation of all rooms despite the compactness of the house. The patio allows a more complex and interesting view through the rooms and passages of both floors. It Read more […]
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Café Germain

The Café Germain, projected by India Mahdavi, offers an alternative to the traditional Parisian brasserie. A mix of different elements and influences, both in terms of its atmosphere and cuisine, is spread into two floors whereas each of them server a different function. Each of the restaurant’s rooms are different from each other in their moods yet very consistent. Principal elements of its decoration include check board patterns, leopard prints, bit leather sofas, stool bishops and various Read more […]
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Nike Sportswear Store

Sportswear brand Nike have opened a store in a former bookstore in Paris, France. Designed by the brand’s in-house team, the project involved restoring tiles, ornaments and handles from the original interior. The design incorporates furniture and display fittings inspired by gymnastics equipment. Illustrations inspired by items of sports clothing and the surrounding Parisian landscape decorate the walls. Via dezeen Read more […]
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Bar du Port by Christophe Pillet

Christophe Pillet redesigned the Bar du Port in Saint Tropez, France, creating a contemporary interpretation of the Parisian-looking bistros. The all-white palette is meant to remind patrons of the yachts from which the clients just alighted. The interior lighting approximates this luxurious seafaring life. All seating is bar-height to ensure that visitors can glimpse the harbor. Moreover, a high ceiling is largely clad in smoked mirror, amplifying daylight levels in the room and reflecting Read more […]
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Mama Shelter Hotel by Philippe Starck

Located in the historic Saint Blaise, in the heart of authentic Paris, Mama Shelter was designed by Philippe Starck to offer an eclectic and electric ambiance thanks to its friendly, warm ad casual common areas. The hotel includes a restaurant with simple and delicious cuisine to enjoy amongst friends, a Chic-Chic bar and lounge, a French brasserie and a cozy, romantic terrace. The rooms are sensual and elegant equipped with iMacs and 5 Star bedding offer you a serene retreat after a long Read more […]
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Les Bains des Docks by Jean Nouvel

The aquatic complex Les Bains des Docks, desigend by architect Jean Nouvel, has just opened in the historical Port of Le Havre, France. The 5.000 square meter complex offers an beautiful atmosphere of tranquility with the fantastic play of natural light soothing the eyes, the masterful acoustic pleasing the ears, and the pools and treatments areas taking care of the rest of the body. Although the main color of the complex is white, there is a huge semi enclosed area in bright colors that Read more […]
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Seeko’o Hotel by King Kong Architects

King Kong Architects was extremely excited to accept the assignment and create the Seeko’o Hotel in the city of Bordeaux, France. Seekoo means iceberg in the Inuit language. The name suggests both the building’s clean lines and the immaculate appearance of its skin. It evokes the changing look of the hotel according to the time of day or night. Slight inclines and a fold in the facade means that the hotel is integrated into the architecture of the neighboring buildings. The windows are Read more […]
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Maison Go by Peripheriques Architectes

This unusual house designed by Périphériques Architectes is organized in three levels over a parking basement. The translucent envelope is made with glass outlines called “profilit” that offers thermal isolation as well as intimacy protection. The house is opened by large windows that are cleverly organized according to the rooms and the views from the house. Photos by Luc Boegly Via Arch Daily Read more […]
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