// arthitectural / France
  • Block 32 occupies a strategic position in the vast programme to renovate the Duchère neighbourhood, in Lyon. The OPAC du Rhône housing association has produced a building which incorporates 33 social rental housing units, 1,500m2 of office space dedicated to health-related activities, and has retail space throughout the ground floor. Its central location, at the […]


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  • The urban block revisited The scheme comprises 100 housing units on a large 4,000 m2 site in Lyon’s 3rd arrondissement district. It occupies the northern part of an inner suburb-type block, characterised by various architecture of different programmes, forms, massing, and construction dates. The project takes the place of the demolished former Keller-Dorian factory (built […]


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The internationally active architectural firm be baumschlager eberle, the client Hines and the investor Ivanhoé Cambridge are pleased to receive the pre-certification „LEED Platinum“ for the recently opened office building “Ardeko” in Boulogne-Billancourt (F). Tested according to the standards of the U.S. Green Building Council, Ardeko gained the highest rating level. Location, concept, water consumption, […]


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The 2nd Floor, a new restaurant in the American Club, was designed with the intention of fusing Eastern and Western influences. It features tiled ceilings, a brick wall behind the bar, and a hardwood-floored pavilion, evoking an ambiance that is reminiscent of Singapore’s colonial past. Eastern influences come into play through the use of movable […]


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