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16.10.17  William LaChance: St Louis Basketball Court

Art and basketball are definitely a good match! After the realization of III Studio in Pigalle or the series of photographs Courts of Ward Roberts, it is the turn of the St Louis Basketball Court of Kinloch (USA) to benefit from a facelift in color, this time realized by the plastic artist American William LaChance.

16.10.17  REM \ A Roberto Mercoldi Architecture : Mahalo Restaurant

In the heart of Ponte Milvio, the historic and lively district of Rome (Italy), is hidden a green setting sunning even the coolest evenings of the eternal city: the Mahalo. Designed by the REM \ A Roberto Mercoldi Architure transalpine studio, it is a cozy and colorful restaurant drawing inspiration from Caribbean culture.

13.10.17  Event: National Architecture Days

Inaugurated today in Orleans (45) by Françoise Nyssen, Minister of Culture - opening the first Biennale of Architecture of the city - the second edition of the National Architecture Days offers three days of numerous manifestations as well intended for a seasoned public as for the simple curious ones.

13.10.17  ADHOC Architects: La Géode

In order to accompany the urban densification of the Plateau Mont-Royal borough in Montreal, Canada, the Canadian agency ADOHC realizes a set of six atypical housing units: La Géode. With its central patio and its crossing apartments, architects are shaking up the typology of local apartment buildings.

13.10.17  Event: Lina Bo Bardi and Albert Frey

Until January 7, the Palm Springs Art Museum (USA) devotes an exhibition to two architectural monuments: Swiss, Adopted American, Albert Frey, and Brazilian Lina Bo Bardi. Through four case studies, A Search for Living Architecture proves that their achievements have fundamentally marked discipline but also their country.

12.10.17  Atelier Kastelic Buffey: Alta Chalet

In the heart of Blue Mountains, a Canadian town located two hours from Toronto, a contemporary chalet designed by local architects of the Atelier Kastelic Buffey diverts the typological codes of these winter constructions. A project that fits perfectly with the snowy landscape of the Far North while bringing it contemporary.

12.10.17  Event: Exhibition 16 AFTER 40

The 40 Europe award XDUM 40 rewarded last year 40 European young talents of architecture and design, including 16 French agencies. A remarkable record that inspired these creators of less than 40 years to present each three projects at an exhibition organized at the House of Architecture of Paris, Île-de-France (10e). A selection to be discovered tomorrow in the framework of the National Days of Architecture.

12.10.17  Van Dongen-Koschuch: Hotel Spinoza

Along the Sarphatistraat, one of the main avenues of Amsterdam (Netherlands), is the Hotel Spinoza, a luxury 17 000 square-meter establishment mixed with the remains of a former hospital destroyed in 2012. The Dutch architect Van Dongen-Koschuch reinterprets different emblematic elements of the place in an atypical extension.

11.10.17  Event: Design Fleas

The Fleas of design ... 37e! For the new edition of what was the first European event dedicated to gender, it is the turn of the post-modern Ettore Sottsass to be honored in a scenography designed by the talented Studio 5.5. An initiative that is part of the desire for constant renewal of the event.

11.10.17  Rever & Drage Architects: Kvåsfossen

Although Norway is well known for its salmon production, they are fascinating beyond the Christmas period! In Kvåsfossen (Norway), local architects Rever & Drage have designed a cliff-side exhibition space, welcoming curious people who want to see fish in their environment.

10.10.17  Vincenzo Cangemi Architects: Hydroelectric power station

On a plain bordering the river Ragn d'Err (Switzerland), stands a strange wooden box of 265 square meters. Far from containing mysteries, the structure set up by the local Vincenzo Cangemi Architects agency is actually a discrete hydroelectric power station, perfectly integrated into the Alpine landscape.

10.10.17  Luis Aguilera: Thalassophilus

Winter is coming! Ouf, thanks to the work of the Venezuelan photographer Luis Aguilera, we are back in summer! Using a drone, the artist flies over the white sand of South Beach Beach in Miami (USA), capturing unique snapshots of Florida's overcrowded seashore.

09.10.17  VPANG / JET / Lisa Cheung: M + Pavilion

In 2019 will open the M + Museum of Hong Kong (China), dedicated to visual art. The M + Pavilion, designed by VPANG, JET and Lisa Cheung, is the first stone in the building of this future cultural zone. Laureates of the contest launched in 2013 by the Municipality, the architects imagine a tripartite building reflecting the surrounding landscape.

09.10.17  Event: Open Houses of the Ordre des architectes

The 13 and 14 October, under the leadership of the Ordre des architectes, several hundred agencies will open their doors to the public in the whole of France. The opportunity for the players of the discipline to expose all their creativity and to convince of the need to call on their services but especially their know-how.

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