Of the architectural projects I’m working on, often the most interesting deliver contradictions – they represent the introvert and the extrovert; the conflicting characteristics that we possess within ourselves.
“Our design for Brazza allows for evolution,” says Elrouss. “It puts the human being in the centre of the city and is part of nature. It creates liberty.” More than that, Brazza will serve as a glorious example for all of France…”
“Provactive, it surprises inhabitants with its interpretation of the landscape. With no outer skin, no envelope, it seems no more than an interior, all the more stunning for the way it creates apparently seamless interaction with the exterior.”
“We are reconstructing an extensive part of Bordeaux’ right bank by following the principles of reappraisal, reclamation and rehabilitation applied to a former industrial zone…”
“As an architect, the relationship between order and chaos is what makes Beirut a platform for experimentation. It forces you to take one position, a starting point, beyond which we have the liberty to experiment. It delivers a positive impact on architecture.”
“A good project can’t be done without a good client. It’s always a dialogue”, Tohme says. “At the same time, there’s something interesting, which is that we know how to adapt ourselves, because we live in a society that’s always afraid of disappearing”.
“With no outer skin, no envelope, it seems no more than an interior, all the more stunning for the way it creates seemingly seamless interaction with the outside. It seems to run, to fly, to twist and turn, to constantly confront us with our sense of dimension and relationship with the world.”
Le partenariat signé en 2016 par Agora avec le Groupe Caisse des Dépôts a fait évoluer la dénomination des 5 concours jugés chaque année de biennale vers : « Prix Caisse des Dépôts Agora ».
Les MED DESIGN DAYS rassemblent des événements sur le Design appliqué à l’entreprise et au territoire dans la région méditerranéenne.
In the creative industry, popularity is a relentless game of one-upmanship. To make it you need to take risks, be unafraid to fall, and fall hard. It’s about going with your gut, despite the criticism
Perched on a steep rocky slope in an area distinguished by a pine forest and captivating views of Beirut and the sea,