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20.11.17  Event: The Art Design Lab

You who are raving at pretty objects, have you ever wondered how his creator came to such a result? For you, curious, the online platform The Art Design Lab details this creative and conceptual process that is sometimes as interesting and beautiful as the finished product itself. Welcome to the hidden side of design!

17.11.17  Jean Nouvel workshops: Louvre Abu Dhabi

Jean Nouvel is no longer present. Designer of the Arab World Institute in Paris (5e) in 1982, the Cartier Foundation (14e) in 1994, or the Philharmonie de Paris (19e) two years ago, this museum lover delivers today the Louvre Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). An achievement located between sea and desert, conceived as a city entirely dedicated to art.

17.11.17  Event: Constance Guisset Design, Actio!

Until 11 next March the Museum of Decorative Arts of Paris (1er) hosts a retrospective devoted to the French designer Constance Guisset, who celebrates his 10 years of professional practice. Directed by the renowned designer herself, "Actio! "Is a sparkling exhibition punctuated by interactive installations, funny and poetic.

17.11.17  2 / 3 / 4 workshops: Slippers Park

On the former industrial wasteland of Chaussons à Gennevilliers (92), the 2 / 3 Ateliers 4 architecture and landscaping agency designs the Parc des Chaussons, in the heart of the Chandon-République eco-district. With its sinuous pavement splintered, the garden with an area of ​​6 500 square meters, offers its inhabitants a place conducive to fun and walking.

16.11.17  MVRDV : Tianjin Binhai Library

First stone of a huge cultural complex of 12 hectares, this huge library of 33 700 square meters was realized in Tianjin (China) by the Dutch agency MVRDV whose reputation is second to none. Comprising an auditorium and numerous study rooms, it houses more than 1,2 million books in an incredible space with rippling walls and ceilings.

16.11.17  Nendo: Cuckoo Clock

A renowned watchmaker, Maurice Lacroix uses Oki Sato, a designer from Nendo studio, to reinterpret the best-selling luxury brand: the Pontos watch. The Japanese designer, whose imagination has no limits, integrates this object with minimalist lines to a cuckoo clock named Cuckoo Clock. When humor and design are one.

15.11.17  Anik Péloquin Architect: The Sisters

The Sisters, designed by Anik Péloquin Architecte, consists of the extension of an old rural building recluse in the Quebec forest (Canada). Wood-clad, the building blends in its green environment despite a prominent roof with the air of steeple, which refers to the religious past of the site.

15.11.17  A + A Cooren and David de Gourcuff: Tiss-Tiss

Since now almost 20 years, the Liliane Bettencourt Award for the intelligence of the hand rewards the expertise of French creative professionals and crafts. One of the three awards presented on this occasion, "Dialogue", rewards a collaboration between a designer and a craftsman. Back on the association of founder David de Gourcuff and studio A + A Cooren, awarded last month for his Tiss-Tiss chair.

14.11.17  Dorte Mandrup: Center d'accueil de la mer des Wadden

Since last February, the Wadden Sea Visitor Center (Denmark) has been welcoming ornithologists and nature lovers. Produced on a UNESCO World Heritage site by a local child, Dorte Mandrup, this geometric, butted, geometric colossus, is governed by a key word: "respect", whether it be local architecture, landscape, fauna or flora.

14.11.17  Nicole Cota Studio: Drifter Hotel

In the residential Mid-City neighborhood of New Orleans (United States), the American agency Nicole Cota Studio realizes the development of an old motel built in the 1950 years: the Hotel Drifter. The project is eclectic in style, mixing wood, raw concrete and colorful tiles in an atmosphere full of vitality, a nod to the sixties.

14.11.17  Event: While We Wait

Produced by the OMA agency, the Concrete building at Alserkal Avenue in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), hosts until November 18 an immersive installation: While We Wait. Designed by Palestinian architects and designers Elias and Yousef Anastas, this sculptural and audiovisual work pays tribute to their homeland.

13.11.17  Patrick Norguet: OKKO Hotel

In the new district of the peninsula of Malraux in Strasbourg (67), freshly renovated, the OKKO Hotel, an integral part of the real estate program of three Black Swans towers delivered this year and imagined by Anne Demians. A dark and enigmatic envelope hiding a refined and contemporary setting Patrick Norguet.

13.11.17  PERIPHERALS Architects and Terreal: Residence and restaurant Coallia

Draped in her clothes of light, the social residence Coallia of the rue de Lorraine, in Paris (19e), offers a spectacle as striking as that of the sea whose color and sparkle change depending on the sky. Its terraced Terreal terracotta and terracotta shingles are a real surprise, revealing reflections alternately bluish or ivory metallized according to the moods of the time. An exceptional rendering ... despite strong architectural constraints.

10.11.17  FixNation : Architects for Animals « Giving Shelter »

For the past seven years, and as part of the Architects for Animals - Giving Shelter event, the American association FixNation, which helps abandoned cats, has been calling on architects to design a unique refuge for felines, then auctioned for the benefit of the organization. A project cha (t) rmant sensitizing with originality to the cause.

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