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SUSTAINABLE HEIGHT ?
Edouard François has been invited to give a lecture about great heights.
Hall 8 - Palais de l'Europe
Rond - Point du Prado
A set of seven buildings, consisting of real and pastiche Haussmannian style buildings as well as a building dating from the 1970's, formed a nearly complete urban block in the Triangle d’or...
The Flower Tower was completed in 2004. Christian de Portzamparc, architect in charge of the urban regeneration zone of Hauts Malesherbes, had given us a carte blanche.
Eden Bio was a study of the densification of a typical suburban block on the east side of Paris. Three ideas guided the project.
Montpellier - France
The Building that Grows is a rare encounter between architect and developer in the field of desires.
The exceptional site for this confidential project is a historic department store designed by Henri Sauvage that overlooks the Seine river and the Pont Neuf.
Luxury shopping center - France
A retail center would be integrated into the bank of the Seine river at the foot of the Normandy Bridge in Honfleur (in the region of Calvados).
Colombo - Sri Lanka
In the heart of Colombo, Sri Lanka, our site surrounds a historic British-colonial building. In this country, density is not limited.
Sector 71 Gurgaon - India
Located in Gurgaon, India, this residential project represents French-style luxury living while simultaneously respecting Indian traditions.
Sector 66 Gurgaon - India
In Vatsu, which is the Indian precursor of Fengshui, a large road passing in front of a building is a sign of its prosperity.
Chartres - France
For a neighborhood to succeed, the school must succeed as it is an important attraction for new residents.
Ris-Orangis - France
Our project was born on the site of an abandoned police station, just beyond the last housing blocks of the parisian suburb Ris Orangis...
Suresnes - France
The "Love Table" was born from a reflection on space organization in the working world.
Vertical Chameleon - Paris 13
The relationship between building height and sustainability is a subject that currently occupies the minds of many city planners...
Doha - Qatar
The Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry (QCCI) edifice majestically rises from the Qatari sand revealing its champagne crystalized titanium skin.
Beaulieu-sur-mer - France
Isolated and lonely on the seafront, the Métropole epitomizes the last icon of the French Riviera.
Casablanca - Morocco
The Gardens of Anfa will be the landscaped heart of a new neighborhood in Marocco. A large, dense park conceals a series of four buildings with vegetal façades...
Grenoble - France
In late 2011, we returned to Grenoble, home to our previous project in the urban regeneration zone of Bonne, "Coming Out".
Montpellier - France
The André Malraux School Complex in Montpellier is a project that develops on two levels...
Marseille - France
Two new city blocks in Marseille are destined to be built as part of a future green corridor, a pedestrian boulevard that will face the Juliette docks and the sea.
Facing the sea and situated on an isolated sand dune, the Villa Valentin offers the ultimate pleasures of a house with a private beach yet includes all the comforts and services of a luxury hotel.
GRENOBLE - FRANCE
A python in the city!
The avenue of Presqu’île de Grenoble in the Cambridge Urban Regeneration Zone awaits a new building.
The site of Aldiana, one hour from the Dakar airport, extends between the ocean and a lagoon.
Taghazout - Maroc
I love this unique, wild, and inhospitable landscape that is covered with prickly thorns—thorns of the argan trees that only goats succeed in evading, or those of the low cacti that during spring are dispersed among flowers.
On the Isle of Nantes, a 60 meter tower is to be built as the first phase of a new urban concept.
Lanterns are placed in the upper portion of the buildings, emerging as beautiful translucent masses that light up the evening and offer an opportunity to inhabit differently.
Bordeaux - France
The Urban Regeneration Zone of Brazza, in Bordeaux, can be easily understood. The site is an abandoned industrial wasteland. Echoes of its industrial past can be perceived through ruins, graffiti, light filtering across crumbing constructions, wind, currents of air, and stagnating water.
At the edge of historic Salzburg on the banks of the Salzach, the figure of "big" bourgeois villas reign supreme...
Bordeaux - France
In 2008, a sustainable neighborhood named Ginko was established at Berges du Lac in Bordeaux.
Grenoble - France
This is a social housing complex with "soft skin" that features its insulation on the exterior.
Occupied for 40 years by a famous holiday resort that is now being relocated, Almadies Point is to be converted into a new upscale Dakar neighborhood.
The Georges Pompidou Center of Paris, also known as "Beaubourg," has become a symbol of the French architectural renewal that took place during the 1970's.
The Maisonnette is situated on the 16th and 17th floors of a residential high-rise building that was built in 1967 behind the Montparnasse train station.
Beneath Ternes Avenue sits a narrow parking garage that is the longest in all of Paris. Our project involved making it more welcoming.
Thiais - France
This kindergarten project plays with the composition of the existing school, adding to it a third, long volume.
Versailles - France
The residence and the ateliers of Jules Ferry Technical High School are located on two separate sites, on both sides of rue Jules Ferry—one of the important access roads leading to the Chateau of Versailles.
Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire - France
By 1996, the Garden Festival at Chaumont-sur-Loire had already become a kind of "idea-farm". It was a place of inventions both small and big...
La Défense - France
The new buildings at the heart of La Défence are constructed in front of the ventilation shaft of the underground circulations.
Jupilles - France
Located between the village and the forest, the project is a hybrid of urbanity and nature.
Champigny-sur-Marne - France
At Champigny-sur-Marne, respect of the context and the refusal to interpret it led us to take a unique position.
Louviers - France
Located in Louviers, Normandy, the landlocked site was a former vegetable garden with extensive paths, fruit trees, and a pear espalier.
Puteaux - France
Our project is situated on the beltline around La Defense, at the edge between two contradictory worlds.
Château de Versailles - France
The Château of Versailles is composed of a series of historic buildings.
New Saint-Roch - Montpellier
The Saint-Roch Parking Deck in Montpellier presents two images to the city. On one side, from the windows of a city tram, vegetation continues fluidly from the street onto the façade.
Housed in a former bathhouse that was closed when the Halles were relocated, the famous nightclub "Les Bains Douches"...
Montréal - Canada
To celebrate the 350th anniversary of the city of Montreal, the French Minister of Culture organized a competition...
Nantes - France
The general layout of the site is based on a staging of the virtues of water treatment.
The transformation of the wings of the Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers—a museum dedicated to inventions, trades, and technical innovation...
Arles - France
Our project is situated on the borders of the wild landscape made of salt works and wild grasses.
Doha - Qatar
The Lusail Tower is the first 6 Star QSAS-rated high-rise building to be developed in the new business district of Doha.
Rivesaltes - France
Of the 600 hectares that Camp Joffre occupies in Rivesaltes, only a small 42 hectar section is to be preserved and dedicated to the memory of the Harkis...
Originally one kilometer long, the old warehouses of Paris that were built in the 1950's have now been reduced to only a few hundred meters long after a series of successive demolitions.
Lalibela - Ethiopie
In the fourth century BC, a nomadic people with no tradition of building decided to build a new Jerusalem in the middle of Ethiopia.
Faverolles - France
Our client has one of the finest collections of contemporary art in France. Outside of his 13th century chateau...
Tourcoing - France
In the memory of the "ch'ti" (the inhabitants of Nord-Pas-de-Calais in northern France), everyone has danced in the Frenoy hangars.
Our project is a counterproposal for the reconstruction of one of the two general stores found on the Paris Villette basin that was destroyed by fire.
Trébeurden - France
Trébeurden is a small town on the Brittany coast that turns its back on the sea. It is surrounded by a crude landscape of wilderness and sea spray.
New Dehli - India
In summer it is incredibly hot in New Delhi while the winters are relatively mild.
The project was located in one of the fifteen "sustainable neighborhoods" under development in France.
Meudon - France
At the bottom of the hills of Meudon, the project for a new school complex is set on a difficult slope.
Bruxelles - Belgium
The project takes place in the former Veterinary School of Anderlecht.
Almere - Netherlands
The housing and office project in the Olympia neighborhood close to Almere was developed in collaboration with MVRDV.
Malmö - Sweden
Rosengard is an existing, impoverished neighborhood in Malmo, Sweden that has no identity. Its history, originating in the 1970's, can be summarized as a single, abrupt architectural gesture...