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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.

15.06.17  Urban Traits: Promises and Risks of the Digital City

The new issue of Traits urbains looks at the promises and risks of the digital city. Beyond the technological question, these are much broader problems concerning the place of the user and the city of tomorrow which are discussed here.

14.06.17  Susanna Fritscher: Just air, light, and time

The Patio of the Museum of Art of Nantes (44), one of the centerpieces of the establishment, will welcome Susanna Fritscher, for its reopening on 23 next June, after 6 years of renovation and extension works. The Austrian artist appropriates this space by presenting the exhibition "Nothing but air, light, and time".

14.06.17  Agence Desjeux Delaye: Hotel Bob

Bob, what a curious name for a hotel! It is actually the acronym of Business On Board and is intended to accommodate both tourists and companies looking for co-working spaces. A place signed by the agency Desjeux Delaye, to discover in the 14e arrondissement of Paris.

14.06.17  He Jingtang: Hall of Crime Evidences

In Harbin, China, a series of dark and enigmatic volumes takes place on the former stronghold of the 731 unit of the Japanese army. Built by architect He Jingtang, this building recalls the war crimes that occurred during the Japanese occupation of Manchuria (1931-1932), in a permanent exhibition called "Hall of Crime Evidences".

13.06.17  Sabine Marcelis: Radiant

Until the 30 July, the New Zealand and Dutch designer Sabine Marcelis exhibited his new Fuse collection at the Gallery S. Bensimon. The opportunity to discover a series of luminaires realized in collaboration with the CIAV (Center International d'Art Verrier) of Mesisenthal (55), known for the excellence of its know-how in the field of blown glass.

13.06.17  Link Arkitektur: Øvre Tomtegate 7

Along the Glomma River (Norway), a family acquires a 19th-century farm with the project of annexing a space revisiting the region's architectural codes in a contemporary dwelling.

12.06.17  Vo Trong Nghia Architects: Binh House

At a time when the urbanization of Vietnamese cities is raging, Vo Trong Nghia Architects agency imagines, south of Ho Chi Minh City, a 233 square-meter house combining urban dwelling model and integration of many green areas Within the housing itself.

12.06.17  OEO Studio: FLOS Scandinavia Showroom

Located in an old 500 square meter garage, the new FLOS brand showroom opens its doors in Copenhagen, Denmark. An industrial rehabilitation signed by the design agency OEO.

09.06.17  Constance Guisset: The learned forms

Conducted in the style of a play, Les formes scholars of the designer Constance Guisset makes the eighteenth and nineteenth century furniture of the Cabrières-Sabatier hotel in Espeyran in Montpellier (34) Takes place the exhibition, with creations design of the artist.

09.06.17  Renzo Piano: Chateau La Coste Gallery

Erecting an art gallery in the middle of a vineyard is the challenge answered by the architect Renzo Piano. Ax-en-Provence, with a chapel built by Tadao Ando and the artistic installations of Tracey Emin, Alexander Calder and Ai Weiwei .

09.06.17  Doug Aitken: The Garden

Who has never dreamed of expressing his rage by destroying everything around him? It is on this feeling of frustration that Californian artist Doug Aitken developed The Garden, the latest work of his triptych Land Art.

09.06.17  Otxotorena Arquitectos: Jaizkibel Student Dormitory

The Spanish architects of the agency Otxotorena Arquitectos have recently transformed a traditional San Sebastián palace into a teaching place, which they have also expanded to accommodate a boarding school for students, on a total area of ​​2820 square meters .

08.06.17  Oscar Lhermitte and Studio Kudu: MOON

The man was always intrigued by what was happening above his head: the stars, the stars, the constellations, and of course the moon. This applies to the French designer Oscar Lhermitte, who wanted to make the observation of the latter more accessible thanks to an ingenious miniature reproduction.