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  • As architects and scholars, we recognize a political role in the urban realm for these small public spaces, where design is not aimed to produce objects standing independently, such as it happened with the cathedrals of consumerism (the shopping malls) or the cathedrals of culture (museums) which, despite their most private ownership, are considered the […]


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  • The Mantois Technology Centre, located at the heart of the Mantes – Université precinct, is the first phase of the Mantes-Université development project. The 12,000 sq. m campus regroups science and technology learning and research facilities, with a capacity to host 1500 students. This condensed research environment brings together students and researchers from different fields, […]


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Purpose In the context of historic piecemeal development, the need to address the campus as a whole was recognised. This was then enabled by the production of a masterplan in 2007. Originating as a standalone student centre, the concept was developed to more fundamentally and visibly connect the existing campus, and in doing so provide […]


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