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Rue de la Loi


The 5 March 2009 International Competition’s winning project. In the centre of Brussels, the Rue de la Loi, although at the heart of the European administration’s quarters, is lacking in any urban dynamic. In 2008, an international competition was co-organised by The Brussels Regional Authority and the European Commission, to create a powerful image of […]


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Galeo Bouygues


The project is composed of three buildings, it’s an ensemble which while being urban is formed of two contrasting architectural expressions. The block has been opened, with a public path crossing the site and existing workers lodgings and ancient millstones integrated into a whole. The Galeo building, Head office for the #1 developer in France: […]


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Musee Herge


An elongated prism floats in the forest while a footbridge connects it to the city. Vast bay windows seem to suggest comic strips spaces, while the prism offers a colorful oneiric and fancied hall. This large reception area accommodates the four exhibition volumes also linked with each other via footbridges. “It was at the close […]


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Hotel Rennaissance Wagram Marriott


Located on the site of the old Empire Theatre, this realisation reinterprets the architectural codes of the haussmannien model, traditionally offering a continuous built façade the length of the streets. For Christian de Portzamparc, there were several issues to address, create a landmark building identifiable the length of the Avenue, open the heart of the […]


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