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06.07.17  MADD Bordeaux: Oh Colors!

"The form is also color. Without color, there is no form. Shape and color are one ", Johannes Itten, painter, teacher at the Bauhaus School (1919-1923). Inspired by this quotation, the exhibition "Oh colors! The design with the prism of color ", organized by the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design of Bordeaux - MADD - presents a series of objects responding to the chromatic theme.

06.07.17  Matthew McCormick Studio: Halo

The Canadian design firm Matthew McCormick Studio presents an astonishing luminous installation. Called Halo, in reference to its circular shape, this elegant suspension diffuses an almost mystical lighting.

05.07.17  Nendo: CoFuFun

In Tenri (Japan), a few kilometers from Kyoto, the Japanese agency Nendo implants a 6 000 square meter urban structure, the aim of which is to revitalize this suburban city. For this, the design studio realizes a gigantic esplanade composed of five circular white structures sheltering metro station, shops, coffee shop, shopping mall, as well as a large zone of play and of outside rest.

05.07.17  Broadway Malyan: RIBA North

Erected by the London-based Broadway Malyan Architectural Studio, the premises of the RIBA North - Royal Institute of British Architect - are located on Mann Island in Liverpool, UK. The complex, divided into two buildings, hosts shops as various exhibitions and conferences, allowing both amateurs and professionals to sharpen their knowledge of architecture.

04.07.17  Fortunen AS: Skjervet

Close to the Skjervet waterfall (Norway), the Fortunen AS agency imagines a monolithic building for hikers. Developed in collaboration with Oslo-based Østengen & Bergo landscape craftsmen, this contemporary work blends harmoniously with a rocky and wild site.

04.07.17  Flores & Prats Architects: Sala Beckett

In the Sant Martí district of Barcelona (Spain), the Catalan Flores & Prats Architects studio rehabilitates and upgrades the former peace and justice cooperative into a cultural space to host the Sala Beckett theater company and the dramaturgy school Obrador Internacional de Dramatύrgia.

04.07.17  Tim Franco: Metamorpolis

Installed for many years in Shanghai, the French photographer Tim Franco is interested in the metamorphosis of Chongqing, one of the most important metropolises of the Middle Empire. These photographs inspired the exhibition "Metamorpolis", visible at the House of China of Paris until the 1er October 2017 and in an eponymous book.

03.07.17  Jenny Sabin Studio: Lumen at the MoMA PS1

Laureate of the Program of Young Architects of the Museum of Modern Art 2017, Jenny Sabin installs his work Lumen to MoMA PS1 (USA) as part of the 20e season of the musical event Warm Up. Made of digitally woven synthetic mesh, this tubular unit adapts to the luminous and colorful shades of the day.

03.07.17  Herzog & de Meuron: Beirut Terraces

Designed by the Swiss architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron, this 116 high-rise building, located near St. George's Bay in Beirut (Lebanon), is distinguished by its impressive series of asymmetrical terraces, Name: Beirut Terraces.

03.07.17  Fat of the Escalette: Utopie Plastic

To the south of Marseilles, there was a beautiful sleeping woman: the Escalette Friche, a former 19th century lead factory concealed beneath thick vegetation. Thanks to its purchase by the antique dealer Éric Touchaleaume of Galerie 54, the ruin is now destined for the exhibition of works of art, furniture and architecture. This year, "Utopie plastic" highlights light and modular homes of the 1960-1970 years.

30.06.17  Young talent: Paris Design Week, Jury Prize Rado Star Prize 2017

For the seventh consecutive year, Paris Design and the watchmaker Rado are organizing the design competition Rado Star Prize. For this edition, the participants focused on the theme "Materials Technology". Following a careful selection, the jury rewards The once liquid plastic, an epoxy resin shelf made by Julien Manaira.

30.06.17  O-office Architects: Work Studio

Based in Guangzhou, China, O-Office Architects transforms an old 1 214 square-meter greenhouse into offices for a local landscape design company. The designers preserve the vegetal soul of the place by creating workspaces in the manner of winter gardens.

30.06.17  Museum of the Quai Branly: Aztec Hotel

Three years after the exhibition "Tiki Pop", the musée du quai Branly-Jacques Chirac again called on the German-American exhibition curator Sven Kirsten. The Aztec Hotel, an exhibition revisiting the culture and iconography of the New World through archaeological works and creations from American popular culture at the beginning of the 20th century.

29.06.17  Frédéric K. Panni and Hugues Fontaine: The Familistère album

In 1858, industrialist Jean-Baptiste André Godin - creator of stoves of the same name - and son of rural artisans of the Aisne, developed a monumental project of habitation and place of life for the workers: the Familistère, In Guise (02). The history of this epic is minutely traced in this book soberly titled The album of Familistère.

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