Arbre Blanc to blossom in Montpellier
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WHAT: Design-build camp for learning-by-doing on African architecture
WHO CAN PARTICIPA
Jameel Prize 3, V&A Museum
This exhibition presents work by the ten artists and designers shortlisted for the third e
In The Making at the Design Museum
In The Making, curated for the Design Museum by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, captures tw
Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined
The Royal Academy of Art's Main Galleries have been transformed by seven architectural pra
Trio of studios to create 2nd architectural Folie of the XXIth century in Montpellier
Sou Fujimoto Architects + Nicolas Laisne Associates + Manal Rachdi Oxo Architects have been awarded first place in a competition to design the ‘second architectural Folie of the XXIth century’ in Montpellier. Working with developers Promeo Patrimoine and Evolis promotions, the trio has conceptualised a 17-storey high rise tower to ‘dominate’ the skyline in this picturesque Mediterranean city.
Entitled Arbre Blanc (white tree), the 10,000 sq m mixed-use tower has been devised as if sculpted by the elements of a long period of time. Its silhouette is punctuated by a multitude of generously-sized balconies which play off the Montpellier tradition of outdoor living. The trio of practices intended this structure to look as natural as possible, mimicking a tree which has grown in response to its plot.
Located at the midway point between Montpellier city cen