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22.06.17  Anish Kapoor: Destierro

British artist Anish Kapoor, owner of Vantablack's patent, the world's blackest pigment, continues to explore the world of color in a monumental exhibition at the PAyS Museum in the Parque de la Memoría in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Entitled Destierro - translate "déterre" -, it marks the first solo show of the plastic artist in this country.

22.06.17  Diébédo Francis Kéré: Serpentine Gallery Pavillon

Each year, the Serpentine Contemporary Art Gallery installs a temporary pavilion designed by an internationally renowned architect in the heart of Kensington Park in London (United Kingdom). For the 2017 edition, it was the Burkinabé Diébédo Francis Kéré, who was chosen. It produces an indigo blue structure inspired by the shape of a tree.

21.06.17  VIA: The Incubator

The Incubator brings together a variety of design actors, working together as a designer / manufacturer or designer / publisher on a common project. The aim is to foster collaboration between creators and French furniture companies. From these associations were born two exhibitions visible until the 25 August at Galerie VIA: one presenting the work of this first edition and a second showing their development processes.

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21.06.17  Stéphanie Marin: Schaise

The Center Pompidou, and more precisely the museum shop, invites the designer Stéphanie Marin to unveil its range of seats called Schaise. A clever mix of elasticity and robustness.

21.06.17  Michaël Malapert: BAM Parmentier

In the heart of 11e arrondissement of Paris is a hybrid place located between karaoke and cocktail bar. Designed by interior designer Michaël Malapert, BAM Parmentier is inspired both by the Californian architectural style of the 1960 years and by the Art Deco Parisian.

20.06.17  YH2: The Colombiere

Originally a small forest warehouse, this hidden building in the Montréal forest was rehabilitated by the Quebec architecture agency YH2, which transforms it into a contemporary shelter on three levels, where its owners can fully enjoy the lush landscapes surrounding.

20.06.17  Arch Studio: Twisting Court

Arch Studio, based in Beijing, China, rehabilitates a siheyuan - a traditional Pekingese house with a patio - in the historic Dashilar district. With the new developments of the courtyard and the interior designed by the architects, this former private accommodation becomes an atypical and intriguing rental space of the city center.

19.06.17  BIG: The film

After the films Mr. Foster - on the eponymous architect, Sketches on Frank Gehry, or Rem, addressing the work of Dutchman Rem Koolhas, Bjarke Ingels, aka BIG, releases his biopic: BIG TIME. A work that, although it invokes the genius of the young Danish creator, finds its place between the documentary and the romantic Z-series.

19.06.17  Heatherwick Studio & Foster + Partners: Cultural Center Bund Finance Center

Integrated at the Bund Finance Center Shanghai Business Center, this cultural complex is characterized by a mobile metallic cladding inspired by the openings of traditional Chinese theaters. It is the result of a collaboration between the architects of Foster + Partners and the designers of Heatherwick Studio.

16.06.17  MAAC and Concrete: CitizenM

The Dutch group CitizenM opens an establishment in France, in the heart of the Defense district (92). The concept is simple: create a hotel that meets the needs of business travel - conference and meeting rooms, free wifi, simplified check-in - in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

16.06.17  Plastic Fantastic: Loud Shadows

In the midst of a forest on the island of Terschelling (Netherlands), an enchanted bubble floats. Loud Shadows, set up as part of the Dutch cultural festival Oerol, is a special artistic and landscape scene. Throughout the event, this transparent spherical space hosts a multitude of artistic performances.

16.06.17  AAD: Guyancourt Hospitality and Tourism School

In Guyancourt (78), the agency Architectures Anne Démians rehabilitates a high school of hotel and tourism. In terms of both form and form, this major intervention aims at reconsidering a complex architecture inherited from the 1970 years and smoothing out the different stigmas and the resulting modalatures, in order to better reveal the original volumetry: that of a steamer.

15.06.17  From Your Side: Young Talents 2017

In January 2017, Du Côté de Chez Vous appealed to all the designers, students, craftsmen or simple enthusiasts, proposing to them to imagine a project of "Games of (construction)". The constraint was to produce an easily reproducible object that would then be made available to everyone in open-source. The work of these designers of tomorrow will be exhibited from 9 to 13 September on now! The Off at the Paris Design Week 2017.

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15.06.17  Mini Maousse 6: The new house of the best days

Launched in the spring 2015, the 6e edition of the biennial Mini Maousse contest was devoted to the "New House of the Best Days". Near 200 participants have designed, either alone or in teams, a temporary dwelling unit, modular, adaptable, stackable, removable and transportable. After examination of the files, 8 projects have been selected and presented at an exhibition presented at the City of Architecture and Heritage.