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Emmanuelle Simon designs “welcoming” Parisian bakery

July 29, 2021 Alice Finney 0
Liberté bakery in Paris

Interior architecture studio Emmanuelle Simon used arched shelving coves, sandy tones and rounded furniture in the Liberté bakery in Paris. Founder of Boulangeries Liberté Mickael Benichou gave Emmanuelle Simon free rein to create “a unique spot” in the 25-square-metre space. The designers aimed to create cosy interiors that would prompt visitors to stay inside for a little

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Barrault Pressacco uses hempcrete to create social housing in Paris

July 29, 2021 Alyn Griffiths 0
The building has a tiered design

Architecture firm Barrault Pressacco used bio-based materials including wood and hempcrete to construct this mixed-use building that references traditional Parisian apartment blocks. Located on the Rue Marx Dormoy in Paris’s 18th arrondissement, the building contains 15 units for social housing along with two shops at ground floor level. Paris studio Barrault Pressacco designed the building

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Lizée-Hugot uses leather and tubular steel to channel the 1970s in Parisian eatery

July 28, 2021 Ali Morris 0
Abstinence restaurant interior by Lizée-Hugot

Materials typical of a classic Parisian brasserie such as wood, marble and a lacquered ceiling are teamed with tubular steel furniture reminiscent of the 1970s in the Abstinence restaurant. Called Abstinence, the restaurant is the first project completed by Parisian studio Lizée-Hugot, which was founded earlier this year by Stéphanie Lizée and Raphael Hugot after some

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AMO designs Off-White flagship store as an “abstract reinterpretation of Paris”

July 27, 2021 Ali Morris 0
Off-White Paris store by AMO

Off-White’s latest AMO-designed flagship store features abstract interpretations of Paris’s courtyards and flea markets. Located two blocks away from Place Vendôme, the Off-White Paris store extends over three floors of a 19th-century corner building. The outpost is the second Off-White store to be designed by AMO – the creative think tank of the OMA –

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Former Parisian railway station turned into housing and live-work units

July 16, 2021 Alyn Griffiths 0
A mixed-use development in Paris by Moussafir Architectes and Nicolas Hugoo Architecture

Moussafir Architectes and Nicolas Hugoo Architecture have created two residential towers connected by a podium containing live-work units as part of the La Chapelle International development in northern Paris. Built on a former railway station in Paris’s 18th arrondissement in the northeast of the city, the development occupies a city block. Moussafir Architectes and Nicolas Hugoo

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Halleroed inserts sculptural travertine display plinths in Axel Arigato’s Paris store

July 5, 2021 Ali Morris 0
Axel Arigato Paris store by Halleroed

Design studio Halleroed has used travertine podiums to display sneakers like sculptures in the Paris store of streetwear label Axel Arigato. Located in the Marais district on Rue Vieille du Temple, the boutique stocks the brand’s full range of footwear, clothing and accessories, in addition to a curated selection of design objects. The store occupies

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SANAA’s overhaul of La Samaritaine department store opens in Paris

June 22, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
A historic and undulating glass facade

The historic La Samaritaine department store has reopened in Paris with a new undulating glass facade following an extensive renovation led by Pritzker Prize-winning studio SANAA. Commissioned by the owners, French luxury goods company LVMH, the overhaul transformed the store on the banks of the River Seine following its closure in 2005 over safety concerns.

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“Tadao Ando’s equivalent of what a dog does to a lamppost”

June 15, 2021 Aaron Betsky 0
Aaron Betsky calls Tadao Ando's redesign of the Bourse de Commerce a disaster

The redesign of Paris’ Bourse de Commerce in Paris by architect Tadao Ando is a “complete disaster” of sterile concrete that turns the building into a monument to French colonial violence, says Aaron Betsky. A billionaire and an architect walked into a bar. “What will you have?” the bartender asked. “Something to forget the evil

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CUT Architectures designs sunset-hued interior for Parisian burger joint in ode to California

May 26, 2021 Ali Morris 0
Parisian burger restaurant CNY

The mid-century architecture and roadside diners of the American west informed the interior of this nostalgic hamburger restaurant in Paris designed by CUT Architectures. Located in Paris’s Citadium – a multi-brand department store on Boulevard Hausmann that is focused on lifestyle, streetwear, and sneaker culture – PNY Citadium is the hamburger chain’s seventh opening in

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Paris’ Bourse de Commerce reopens after Tadao Ando redesign

May 21, 2021 James Parkes 0

The historic Bourse de Commerce building in Paris is reopening after a restoration and redesign by Japanese architect Tadao Ando that includes a nine-metre-tall cylindrical concrete wall placed within its rotunda. Located in the centre of Paris, France, the 18th-century stock exchange building reopens on 22 May following a major three-year transformation project commissioned by François

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