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FRANCE – Going past the point of mere admiration and infatuation, the architects design a residence where the car is fully-integrated in the day-to-day occupations of its inhabitants.
LAVAL – In this block dubbed la Licorne – translating to the Unicorn – gold and yellow fill the interior and overflows onto its exterior cladding.
MATERIALS – Chemetal brings interior spaces to life with Glowing Metals, an energetic collection of 36 new metal designs and laminates.
NOISY-LE-SEC – The Conservatoire, in the vicinity of the media centre and the theatre, opens up to the city centre and starts a dialogue about the cultural future of the area.
PARIS – Although the street-facing façade is maintained, it’s carte blanche behind it.
MONTPELLIER – Tetrarc completes Platinium, a residential block, that uses bold metallic and reflective features to make an impact on the neighbourhood.
SAN MINIATO – Like an emerald in a Tuscan hillside, the Casa Verde creates a precious environment for the vulnerable.
SAVIÈSE – Atop the vineyards of Savièse in Switzerland and overlooking the Rhône valley, rk Studio built an extension to the Moréchon educational centre.
MONTREAL – Jean Verville composes a three piece architectural symphony, where each domestic installation displays the artistic experience housing can offer.
PARIS – Three metallic offices adhere to an underlying theme, with elevations clad in repeated patterns of aluminium and stainless steel.
MATERIALS – New Glowing Metals by Chemetal add meaning to modern designs with warm, energetic metal surfaces that bring spaces to life.
There's a distinct possibility that this shiny, metallic gesture isn't used often enough within architecture, so as a special treat, we bring you five projects that make magpies of us all.
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