Muuuz - Magazine

20.07.17  Young Talents: 2017 Architectural Festival

This year, the Festival des Architectures Vives in Montpellier (34) presented twelve art installations and a pavilion created by the local studio ØNA Architecture. With its 16 000 visitors, the event combining architecture and vernacular heritage allows the general public to discover the works of young promising artists. Return on this event, whose achievements approach in a poetic way the theme of emotions.

19.07.17  Bennetts Associates: Storyhouse

The London-based architectural firm Bennetts Associates rehabilitates and expands the 1930 theater of the Odeon theater in Chester (United Kingdom) and transforms it into a 7 000 cultural complex comprising a performance hall, a studio A cinema, a library, a café and a bar.

19.07.17  Bower : Contour Side Tables

Based in New York (USA), designers Danny Giannella and Tammer Hijazi founded the Bower studio in 2013. Their credo: create objects as poetic as they are functional. The modular and geometric Contour Side Tables offer many layering possibilities through which designers explore games and light effects.

19.07.17  Aalto University Wood: A • Lava

At the initiative of some twenty students from the Aalto University Wood Program, the A • Lava Pavilion was installed in the courtyard of the Annantalo Art Center in the heart of Helsinki, Finland, . The temporary structure is intended to host various performances during the next five years.

18.07.17  Delordinaire: Social Hollander Stay Hotel

Designed by the French architectural and interior architecture studio Delordinaire, the Hollander Social Stay Hotel is an inn that puts the interaction between people at the heart of its concept. Indeed, in this place of industrial inspiration, future residents are invited to get in touch even before the beginning of their stay.

18.07.17  Ishinomaki Laboratory : Stool Kit

Born in 2011, in a post-tsunami context, the Japanese collective Ishinomaki Laboratory devised simple, do-it-yourself design pieces that attempt to respond to constraints linked to the scarcity of resources arising from the natural disaster. With this in mind, he creates a wooden stool, in kit, with sober and refined forms.

17.07.17  ÉCAL x Vitra: Workbays Village

Inspired by Vitra's Workbays office structures, Master's Degree in Product Design from the Lausanne Cantonal School of Art (Switzerland), or ÉCAL, present a set of projects rethinking work environments. The whole is exhibited in Toulon (83) within the framework of the Design Parade organized by the Villa Noailles, under the name of Workbays Village.

17.07.17  Meeting with: Daniel Libeskind

The story of this interview begins with a missed appointment in New York between the American-Polish architect and the editorial staff of Muuuz. Fortunately, technology has made it possible to thwart destiny and conduct an 2.0 interview. A meeting with an architect whose main focus is on memorial projects such as the Jewish Museum in Berlin (Germany) or the master plan at Ground Zero in New York (USA), which contrast with a personality brimming with optimism, Poetry and emotion.

14.07.17  Philip Jodidio: Tree Houses

The Taschen editions present Tree Houses, a collection of more atypical cabins by Philip Jodidio, ranging from vernacular to contemporary.

14.07.17  Bernard Bühler: Residence Fulton

As part of the urban renewal project for Fulton Island, in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, architect Bernard Bühler, winner of the contest sponsored by the social housing company ICF Habitat La Sablière, delivers a residence of 87 social housing. The whole, with holographic and geometric balconies, animates the front of the Seine.

13.07.17  IPhone Photography Awards: Architecture Category

Since 10 years, the Apple brand organizes an amateur photography contest. The only constraints: make cliches from an iPhone and do not post his work on social networks beforehand. The American firm thus rewards each year the best shots and their author, through three major awards and mentions.

13.07.17  Jean-Pierre Raynaud: Here

For the fifth consecutive year, the MAMO - Marseille Modulor, the Art Center of the Cité Radieuse in Marseille (13), created by Ora-ïto, invites an artist to take a look at a particular rooftop Designed by Le Corbusier. This time, it is the turn of Jean-Pierre Raynaud to reinterpret this mythical place with a view at 360 degrees on the Phocaean City.

12.07.17  Noa *: Hotel Hubertus

At the foot of the ski resort of Kronplatz in Valadora (Italy), the Italian architect noa * rehabilitates the Hotel Hubertus, a former family-run hotel, into an imposing holiday complex. In addition to the sixteen new suites, it features several restaurants, a wine cellar, a fitness room and a rooftop, but above all an impressive swimming pool overlooking 25 meters up the mountain.

12.07.17  Jaime Hayon: Hotel Barceló Torre de Madrid

Thanks to his art, design and product design projects, the Spanish interior designer Jaime Haynon has built a reputation of world renown. A know-how placed today at the service of his native city, Madrid, with the development of the Hotel Barceló located in the Tower of Madrid.

ADC Awards

ADC-Awards-logo-2017 250-01
The most outstanding architectural achievements elected by the professional community

>> Learn More



miaw white logo ok

An International Award to the best products for architects and layout professionals

>> Learn More



5, Saulnier Street - 75009 PARIS

T: + (33) 1 42 61 61 81

F: + (33) 1 42 61 61 82



my account