Ni vu ni connu # 1
The first green façade
[ 1973 ] Jacques Famery imagined with the Italian architect Andréa Branzi (Archizoom), the first proposal for a green facade for a residential building
Grand Parc, Bordeaux (33)
As part of the urban redevelopment of the Cité du Grand Parc, an innovative housing programme.
AMI - AIRE
The BEL AIR project for the Aimé Césaire site in Eysines, winner of the AMI - AIRE (Bordeaux Métropole).
Exposition Wang Shu
Arc en Rêve, Bordeaux (33)
Until 28 October 2018, Arc en rêve in Bordeaux presents a new and very successful exhibition by the Chinese architect, Wang Shu, who
The old postal sorting plant, the base for the restructuring of the old Belcier district, just a stone's throw from the Saint-Jean station.
Circular economy # 1
t, single-use and recyclable boat
The courpet is an old cargo ship of the gabare type, single-use, rowed and steered by a long tail oar, used in the
Climate in Aquitaine
Planning for action
The report on climate change in New Aquitaine published by AcclimaTerra is a pioneering work in France that describes the impacts of climate
Ni vu ni connu # 2
Autonomous housing project
In the early 1970s, Alexander Pike developed the concept of Autonomous Housing, which, through its ambitions of comfort and technological integration, contrasts with
The collective R&D project "DESIGN" for the development and evaluation of innovative urban scenarios for the separation of effluent is the winner of
Square of wood
A wooden office building for the new Carré de la Soie district in Villeurbanne.
All renewable energy
German researchers demonstrate that the renewable energy is possible and no later than the current carbon system. 100% renewable scenario, based on a self-sufficient power and a realistic technical potential is based on the following distribution at the national level: 170 GW wind land, 85 GW offshore wind power, 200 GW of PV, 130 GW of solar thermal.
Ecoquartier Diar el Djenane
A project écoquartier intermediate collective dwellings. The aim of this pilot project is twofold : to find the spatial qualities of the built vernacular
This project is part of the great project of the Urban Community of Bordeaux "50,000 homes". It aims to environmental performance in the
Radical architecture # 1
Promoter of green architecture, close to the radical Architecture and Land Art, James Wines began as early as the '60s, research on the
Wood skyscrappers to come?
Limited so far to mid-rise buildings, timber construction takes off. Several projects are currently working on constructive solutions that would build tall buildings
One new journal reflections about Olivier Mongin, Jean-Pierre Charbonneau, Michel Lussault, Jacques Donzelot, etc.. All urban, because "urbanization is now off its hinges" that "urban manners diffuse across the territories" and to "reinvent urban universe could" make world "... at the intersection of global and local.
The hybrid lighting
Transforming sunlight into interior light
The company echy created by two young Polytechnique School of Bridges and Roads, has patented a new lighting solution for capturing sunlight outside
This property designed by the architect DGM & Associés will accommodate 2,700 people.
Vegetal envelopes guide
This guide published by Le Vivant et la Ville focuses on interior and exterior green walls and roofs intensive and semi-intensive. It is
This new sports aquatic center should be a structuring element of local life and must be fully involved in a process of planning
Urban living Earth
In his latest book, Michel Lussault examines the new ways of inhabiting the world face a unequivocal urbanization. What are the "imaginative forces"
A new milestone has been reached in the development of HQE movement internationally. The HQE and Cerway, entity created by Certivéa and Cerqual
BREEAM Award 2014
Reuse, recycling, sharing
English version...The Grenelle 1 law encourages local governments to reduce 7% per capita production of household and similar waste by 2015, and increase
Case Study House # 1
House NA - Sou Fujimoto
Situated in a residential area of Tokyo, this 3-storeyed house answers at the request of his(her) owners: " live at home in nomads
Case Study House # 2
Shishi Odoshi House
Shishi Odoshi House is located in a residential neighborhood on the outskirts of Nantes. The Avignon- Clouet agency was tasked to prouce an extension
Case Study House # 3
Eames House - CSH n°8
Thrown in 1945 to John Entenza's initiative, editor-in-chief of the magazine Arts and Architecture, Accommodates him Study House Program had for objective to
Slab front Seine
Over 80 % of Europeans are exposed to particulate levels higher than those recommended by the guidelines on air quality issued by the
For sustainable building 2030-250
Developed by 4 SME of Rennes which SETUR in the cluster Ecorigine, Hydrocity ® is a patented concept of innovative and integrated management
Art in school
Japanese stations go green
Japanese society Soradofarm has partnered with East Japan Railway company to install urban farms above stations. An idea to return to the Grand Paris?
Ecological transition in Japan
Faced with the small size of its territory, an aging population and its strong energy dependence , Japan has implemented a program to
Landscapes of the city
Front de Seine
In this article, the author conducts a comparative study on the development of the city landscape, analyzing, 50 years apart, the discourse that
New social housing patrons
English version...The gallery Contexts presents from 23 April an initiative of the New Patrons program "Building the new sponsors of social housing." This exhibition traces assigned
On the way
The reports of the study Sommer Environment trips.
Designed as part of the partnership between the ICEB and Arene Ile-de-France, this guide covers the most important architectural and technical issues on
The local project
Appeared in Italy in the years in the early '90s, around the work of Alberto Magnaghi, Territorialist School seeks to reconcile development and
Case Study House # 4
The snail house - Guy Rottier
Guy Rottier After collaborating with Le Corbusier on the draft of the Radiant City to Marseille (1947 to 1949) , Guy Rottier paths takes
Case study house # 5
From the Pirate bubble to the Bois-le-Prêtre tower
After several unsuccessful housing requests with relevant departments of the city Geneva, Marcel Lachat decided to implement the "noise bubbles" Jean-Louis Chanéac hanging
Bassins à flot
Old harbour and industrial fallow land, the future district of docks (162 hectares) constitutes a strategic sector for the metropolis of Bordeaux.
A cancellation which says length...
Integrated territorial development
While the Government has launched an experimental program on the revitalization of town centers in France, the Lyon Urban Community launched a broad
Built in timber frame and isolated straw, the Louise Michel school of Issy-les-Moulineaux is the first public institution of several floors to mobilize,
Energy - Climate
Report Cour des comptes
The report of the "Cour des Comptes" on the implementation by France of the package energy-climate : a complex and with difficulty readable politics
Display the pollution of its city in 3D
To choose its route in town according to the pollution? Tomorrow, will be enough a click on its smartphone and the map in
The fertile city
How to combine the urban development in the agricultural production in some images?
The nature in town
Two interesting studies on the nature in town and the urban ecosystems: > Cities Alive of the agency ARUP, > The nature in town, IAU
Case Study # 6
Kevin Low | Placed architecure
Kevin Low is an architect of Chinese origin, installed in Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur. Designing the architecture not as a product but as a
A necessary inversion of the look
Being a member of one of 15 interdisciplinary teams of the Atelier du Grand Paris, Béatrice Mariolle, architect and town planner, suggests restoring a
Over the past several years, a number of tall wood projects have been completed around the world, demonstrating successful applications of new wood
Farms in cities
Demonstrator of urban agricultur
On a ancient deposit of lands of construction site, in border of the highway A12 and near the park of Versailles, the cluster
To consume more grey matter to consume fewer raw materials is one of the stakes in this exhibition which summons the collective intelligence
The sanitary internal cost of the air pollution
19 billion € by year
19 billion euro: it is the cost which would represent the pollution of internal air in France for given year. Realized by the national
A GIS for the renewable energy
Repowermap.org is an initiative of raising awareness, introduced by the European Union and the WWF, which tends to promote the renewable energies and
Cité des civilisations du Vin
The bows of the wooden skeleton has just been put.
Change points of vue
Within the framework of the current debate on splits French, Daniel Béhar, geographer, returns on some preconceived ideas. It is necessary to finish it
The group Fayat chooses the Brenac et Gonzalez agency as its office building.
Le bien commun territorial
Landscape and urban planning
Propositions pour un plan d'action national
The urban sprawl, the end of the oppositions cut between city and countryside pulls a transformation, even an everyday acceptance and a degradation
Tree or not trees ?
A purifier of air for building sites
Students of the Utec of Lima (University of Engineering and Technology) invent a device to clean up the city and the construction sites.
South Water North Move
Antoine Boutet' Documentary
The climate in question
The researchers speak
The CNRS(National Centert for Scientific Research) opens a Web site dedicated to the questions on the climate. > More information
The project of the Urban Development Zone Boucicaut received on December 18th, 2014 the label Ecodistrict awarded by the Ministry of Housing, the Equality
Fabienne Bulle Architectes's project, prize-winner of the competition for the Embassy of France in the Gabon.
Job & bike
The mileage allowance
The mileage allowance incites the employees to take their bike, according to the conclusions of an experiment and a study led by the
The architecture in question
Andrea Branzi wonders about the current situation of the architecture in one interview published in Télérama. " The architecture does not produce more either testimony
lWhile the Norman Forster agency in London draws, over railroad tracks, air bicycle paths, Certivéa in France proposes a new reference table HQE
The green city of tomoroow
What stakes for the real estate?
The Pulpit Real estate and Sustainable development publishes the third number of the Exercise books of the Pulpit, entitled " the green city
Offices with terraces
A new standard of bioclimatic offices for the Urban Development Zone Nice Méridia
Case Study # 7
Architects from Grenoble proposes a new concept of the intermediate group housing of the years ' 70: Rubixhome. > More information
The certified Urban Development Zone Boucicaut was certified Ecodistrict. From now on, it is possible to follow the current events of the ecodistrict on its
The figures of the urban sprawl
9 % > part of the national territory artificialized in 2014, is approximately 51 000 km2 (480 times the surface of Paris). Infrastructures represent near
Between shrubby metropolises and urban campaigns
The interest growing for the place of the nature in town, the manufacturing of the landscapes and the farming of closeness contributes to
Case Study House # 8
The House Schminke, 1930-32
Built at the same time that the Villa Tugendhat de Mies van der Rohe ( 1931 ) or the Villa Savoye of Le
The city at night
HE ANPCEN (national Association for the protection of the sky and the environment) and the Mission economy of the biodiversity of Caisse des
The economy of the bike
A dynamic sector
According to a study of the European Federation of the cycling, the sector of the bike shows itself a sector supplier of jobs
Fit out the region Ile de France with the nature
Guide od the green and blue corridor
The regional agency for the nature and the biodiversity of Ile-de-France, Natureparif published a guide intended for the local elected representatives to integrate
A new hotel complex for the business ecodistrict Heart of Orly.
Novotel Bab Ezzouar
La fabrique agricole
Soleil Lumière Bâtiment Ancien
Fit out with nature
The design graphic angency Hands up! which manages the graphic image to Le Sommer Environment has just realized the scenography and the visual
La Cité du Vin
he finishing straight line
The Cité du Vin (X-TU architects) officially ended its metamorphosis : the last panels of glass and metal were put by the climbers, who ended their
Competition gained with Atelier Cose architects for the Hotel Golf Mérignies
Pitet-Curnonsky award winner
Canopia | Bordeaux
Sou Fujimoto, Laisné & Roussel architectes
Wooden cluster multi-schedule about 17 000 m2 grouping of the housing, offices, a panoramic bar, businesses and shared spaces proposed by Sou Fujimoto
The observatory of the green cities
How better to dread the stakes in the green city in France? With what current problems are the French cities confronted regarding management of
Utility social design
Cité du Vin
The City of the Wine is opened. We are happy to have to collaborate in this adventure with the agency XTU architects..
Within the framework of the future offices Anise drinks on Nice Méridia, Pitch Promotion, Laisné-Roussel architects, to Le Sommer Environnement and EPA ecovalley
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