buildings and public places

ANMA: Hexagone Balard defence department, Paris

" The French Department of Defence has a new home, Hexagone Balard: a 163,000 square metre complex in the 15th arrondissement in Paris. Designed by ANMA, Agence Nicolas Michelin & Associés, the complex brings together parts of the defence department that were formerly scattered around the city in a monumental building with a green heart.
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Infrastructure

y+M design office progetta la Y Ballet School a Tokushima

" y+M design office has designed the Y ballet School in perfect harmony with its surroundings, the residential district of Tokushima. A minute building abounding in symbolism,
y+M design office’s Y ballet School represents a process of giving up the world outside and immersing oneself in the art of dance.
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housing

Bernard Khoury and the enigmatic NBK residence (2) in Beirut

" Bernard Khoury designed the NBK residence (2) in Beirut, a penthouse on three levels that seems to be a separate body from the tower on which it rests, for himself and his family. In the NBK residence (2), a sort of alien home, Bernard Khoury makes contradictory choices representing the changing moods of Beirut.
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learning

Kengo Kuma designs Towada City Plaza community centre

" After winning a competition organised by the municipality of Towada, Kengo Kuma built Towada City Plaza with the intention of attracting interest and attention back to the centre of the Japanese city. Kengo Kuma’s Towada City Plaza project is already famous for its wooden playground inspired by the hilly landscape. "

commerce

free time

interior design

Ventilated Facades

Raised floors