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31.10.17  Event: Shiro Kuramata at the Wauthier Gallery

The very young Wauthier gallery - opened in July 2017 - in the heart of the Marais in Paris (3e) hosts a retrospective dedicated to the work of Japanese designer Shiro Kuramata. Gathering twenty works, the exhibition, to discover until 30 December 2017, reflects the poetic universe of the former member of the group Memphis.

30.10.17  MVRDV: (w) ego

From science fiction to post-apocalyptic films, the architecture of tomorrow is rarely fantasized in a colorful way. Yet, to the question "What does the city of the future look like? The Netherlands architecture agency MVRDV responded to this question at Dutch Design Week (Netherlands) by (W) ego, a building with pop nuances and positive talk.

30.10.17  Ionna Vautrin: The Illustrated Kamasutra

A thousand times illustrated and reinterpreted, the famous book whose subject is no longer to quote, finds a new form of expression, under the effective layout of the fine point felt of Ionna Vautrin, who leaves here his chosen field: design . With modesty, poetry and above all a lot of humor, the artist gives a new breath to what is surely the comic without bubble most read of all time.

27.10.17  Studio KO: Yves Saint Laurent Museum

In Marrakesh (Morocco), the Yves Saint Laurent Museum, designed by the young Frenchmen of Studio KO, traces behind a brick facade, the career of the famous couturier who fell in love with the city. Close to the Majorelle garden restored by the creator and his companion Pierre Bergé in the 1980 years, it is the first building on the African continent dedicated to fashion.

27.10.17  Lina Ghotmeh: Restaurant of the Palais de Tokyo

The restaurant of the Palais de Tokyo in Paris (16e) has a new look! Fruit of the work of the French-Lebanese architect Lina Ghotmeh, the establishment welcomes the hungry art lovers in a framework combining refinement and raw materials. A feast for the eyes as taste buds.

27.10.17  Liu Bolin: Ghost Stories

If you do not see Liu Bolin immediately by entering the premises of the European House of Photography in Paris (4e), do not panic. Far from presenting simple landscape shots, the Ghost Stories exhibition captures performances by the Chinese artist, king of camouflage. Where is Charlie? Aesthetic and political.

26.10.17  Sou Fujimoto Architects: Polyhedral Pavilion

On the small island of Naoshima (Japan), far from the Tokyo agitation, a new jewel of art and architecture made by Sou Foujimoto appeared: the Polyhedral Pavilion. Its airy and transparent structure punctuates the green landscape of the archipelago, in line with the facilities already present on the site, made among others by Tadao Ando or Yayoi Kusama.

26.10.17  Huttunen Lipasti Pakkanen Architects: Villa Mecklin

Overlooking the Archipelago of Naantali (Finland), Villa Mecklin by the Finnish agency Huttunen Lipasti Pakkanen Architects favors outdoor living, thanks to a large terrace that blends in with its surroundings.

25.10.17  Event: Orléans Architecture Biennale

Entitled "Walking in the dream of another", the first Orléans Architecture Biennale (45) will animate the city until 26 April 2018. Led by Abdelkader Damani, director of Frac Center-Val de-Loire and architect Luca Galofaro, the event introduces visitors to the collection of the Regional Contemporary Art Fund and rediscover the work of architect Patrick Bouchain.

24.10.17  Jiakun Architects: West Village - Basis Yard

In the heart of the bustling capital of Sichuan, Chengdu (China), lies the West Village - Basis Yard complex designed by Jiakun Architects. A colossus of concrete and metal that combines shopping center and urban park in a monumental structure, which brings a place of calm and living together in a densely populated area.

24.10.17  SelgasCano: Martell Pavilion

The impressive building of the Clos de Gâttebourse (16), hosting the production of Martell cognacs, now houses the eponymous foundation dedicated to contemporary art. In the vast paved courtyard of the estate, a voluptuous pavilion built by the Spanish architects SelgasCano will receive until June 2018 various performances and artistic installations.

23.10.17  Compagnie O Architects: Topsportschool Antwerp

Fort VI, a former major military square in Antwerp, Belgium, today houses the Topsportschool, a high-level sports school designed by Compagnie O. The studio delivers a reinterpretation of defensive architecture. in which he confronts lightness and transparency of the glass with the massiveness of a concrete base.

23.10.17  Architectures: 257 Number

For its October issue, D'A magazine invites you to a contrasting walk between architectural discoveries and political issues. It makes you discover the beautiful Naoshima Hall Hiroshi Sambuichi, or the impressive CentralSupelec Saclay School by Oma. The main file focuses on the current crisis experienced by the couple formed by the mayor and the architect. As a bonus: a technical file on the new tertiary facilities immerses you exclusively in the offices of the famous BETC advertising agency in Pantin.

23.10.17  ROCHETEAU-SAILLARD and Terreal: Agricultural Social Mutuality

Imposing but not ostentatious, the Mutualité Sociale Agricole de Chauray (79), plays the card of subtlety and surprise! Installed around a busy roundabout, it offers different reading scales depending on the distance and angle of view. An architectural challenge raised by the ROCHETEAU-SAILLARD agency, thanks to the indirect use of glazed Autant® XL sunshades that adorn the entire façade.

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