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  • Programme: Church for 350 parishioners including a presbytery of 4 apartments First of all, the church symbolizes the Ark of the Old Alliance. A perfect volume was selected, that of the cube, because of its simplicity ; from a symbolic point of view, this shape is immediately interpretable and is faithful not to archaeological accuracy: the equal […]


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  • The building is designed as a simple, diaphanous volume built of Thassos marble, elevated over a glass base. The facades are simultaneously opaque and transparent depending on whether one perceives them from near or afar. The project is revealed in the movement, the approach towards the building. The opacity of the stone is balanced by transparency, rhythm […]


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In dialectical terms, the Arab World Institute headquarters in Paris refers to several contextual aspects: the traditional and modern neighbourhood, the Arab culture and the Western culture, modernity and history, inside spaces and outside areas. Its symbolism and modernity are based on a present-day interpretation of the history of both these civilisations. The plot is situated at the […]


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