Manifeste A

A CLEAR STAND   Manifesto A., signed by a hundred professionals, is an essay on the new methods of city making. It offers a “new way of doing things” that is available at different scales of the city, building and housing. It shows how in Bordeaux,...

L’urbanisme négocié

A CASE STUDY FOR NEGOTIATED URBAN PLANNING   The Bassins à Flot, one of Bordeaux’s industrial rights-of-way, is the subject of a large-scale urban project. As part of a project and idea negotiation workshop, architects and town planners meet in order to...

Hôtel Centre Gare

a volumetric signalfor the CAZ of the station     Located on the forecourt of the station, the hotel fits into the 3rd section of its public parking lot, like a landmark within the CAZ de la Gare. Due to its height and volume, it aims to become a signal...

Bayonnes Housing

an evolving guide plan     As part of the consultation for the construction of 400 housing units in Herblay in the Bayonnes area, our team decided to broaden its thinking to encompass the entire territory concerned. Starting from the main principles of the...

City center and Station Hotel

a volumetric identityfor the district     Located on the forecourt of the station, the hotel fits into the 3rd section of its public parking lot, like a landmark within the ZAC de la Gare (joint development zone). Due to its height and volume, it aims to...