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Prefect of the Seine from 1853 to 1870, Baron Haussmann directed the transformations of Paris during the Second Empire under the aegis of Napoleon III, by deepening the vast renovation plan established by the Simeon commission. The transformations are such that we speak of "Haussmannian" buildings for the many buildings built along the wide avenues...
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Vincent Callebaut
Photography
Vincent Callebaut Architectures
Located on Boulevard Voltaire, this apartment consists of a waiting area, two living rooms, a dining room, a bibliotech, and four bedrooms. The apartment creates a functional and stylish space located against the magnificent view of Paris. In the living room, which opens to the dining room, the modern fireplace, furnished with ceramics in pale past...
Project name
Maison Voltaire
Architecture firm
Therapinterior Architecture & Interior Design
Location
Boulevard Voltaire, Paris, France
Tools used
Autodesk Revit, Rhinoceros 3D, SketchUp, V-ray
The project is developing 8,000 m², nearly 40% of which will be devoted to hosting a predominantly catering and leisure program, in the form of a large rock-climbing room. The office program will host the flex office brand Newton Offices. The programmatic diversity of the project creates a building who lives in several rhythms. Each to their own tu...
Project name
Echo
Architecture firm
Coldefy
Location
Lille, France
Tropicalia, a tropical greenhouse heated to 28 ° C, is spread over an area of ​​20,000m² on the Côte d’Opale, North of France. A true “bubble of harmony”, it reconnects visitors with the plant and animal world in a region where the climate is often harsh. Tropicalia is a place of discovery, wonder and awareness, an invitation to dream, travel and l...
Project name
Tropicalia
Architecture firm
Coldefy
Location
Rang-du-Fliers, France
The housing complex, located not far from the German border, develops three types of architecture that respond to different urban situations. Thus, the surrounding environment is an integral part of the project, and the landscape is integrated into it until it is transformed.
Project name
Jeanne D ́Arc Residence
Architecture firm
Christophe Rousselle Architecte
Location
2 avenue Pont de l’Europe, Strasbourg, France
Photography
Takuji Shimmura
This house was commissioned as a primary residence by a family of four moving to France from the UK. It is located in the lower Alps, a more rural landscape than ski-oriented regions.
Project name
Mountain House II
Architecture firm
Studio Razavi Architecture
Location
Gerbaix, France
Photography
Simone Bossi
This project has been designed with the innovative, contemporary and functional approach of Therapinterior Architecture & Interior Design that combines the philosophies of different cultures. The sense of privacy is perfectly organized in the whole space, which has an open layout.
Project name
Auvergne Hillside House Project
Architecture firm
Therapinterior Architecture & Interior Design
Location
Ardèche, France
Tools used
Autodesk Revit, Rhinoceros 3D, SketchUp, V-ray
The proposal of this project in Ville de Cranves-Sales, France, is to maximize the use of the double slope of the land by building "two schools" developed on two different terraces, both in a vantage point over their surroundings.
Project name
Groupe Scolaire Cranves-Sales
Architecture firm
Christophe Rousselle Architecte
Location
Rue du college, Cranves-Sales, France
Photography
Takuji Shimmura