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Chalet Dag in Chamonix

Dag Cottage in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Chalet Piolet in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Maison Art in Montpellier

Maison Spirale Montpellier

Maison H3 in Saint Tropez

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17 Aug 2012
Villa Théoule sur Mer, Cote d’Azur, French Riviera, south of France
Design: 4a Architekten
House in Théoule sur Mer
photograph : 4a Architekten
Residence in Théoule sur Mer
The contract won by 4a Architekten from Stuttgart to redesign a villa with listed-building status in Théoule offers wonderful prospects. Built in 1926, the building is not only impressive because of its splendid location on the French Riviera, but is also something special with regard to its history: The Villa Le Trident is the first of numerous villas built and resided in by the American architect Barry Dierks on the coast of the Mediterranean.

2 Jul 2012
maison L, Yvelines
Architect: architecturespossibles
maison L Yvelines
photo : George Dupin
maison L Yvelines
RIBA Awards 2012 Winner
The brief suggested the L-shaped general plan and the use of an indigenous stone for retaining walls. But it did not suggest half burying a series of interconnecting cave-like rooms, nor the five three-storey board-marked concrete towers that poke out of the rockery roof. This is where the genius of the architect comes in.

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The Residential of Roof, Maintenon, northern France
Design: kotaro horiuchi architecture
The Residential of Roof
image from architects
The Residential of Roof
This residentce is called “The Residential of Roof”. It is composed of the entire roof from regulation inherited in this region traditionally that 40-degree slope of the roof and 7m height, in another house to make the inside of the roof, while protecting the traditional regulation of forms, tried to create another inside garden between the roof and house.

Maison DI-VA, Lyon, south of France
Design: Tectoniques
Lyon House
photograph : Georges Fessy
Lyon house
The DI-VA house, whose name is a play on the owners’ names, occupies a previously empty space in the residential Croix-Rousse district of Lyon. Given the narrowness of the frontage, and the fact that there is a building directly opposite, the architects decided to adopt a judo-type strategy. The house turns away from direct confrontation, and exploits chinks in the landscape in order to optimise the views and ambiances. Entirely prefabricated, it was constructed in less than a week.

House in Beauvallon, France
Design: raphaelle segond architecte
House in Beauvallon
photograph : Philippe Ruault
New French House
The first glimpse at this house is a wall of cork which separates the site in two from a North-South diagonal creating a garden along the street for the entrance and a garden on the side of the valley protected from wind and from the sounds of the street.

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Maison Louis Carré, Bazoches-sur-Guyonne, west of Paris, northern France
Design: Alvar Aalto architect
Maison Louis Carré
photograph © Collection Maison Louis Carré
Modern French House

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Major French Residential Projects, alphabetical:

Biscuit House, nr Lyon

Design: Pierre Minassian architect
Lyon house
image from architect
Lyon house

Fluy House, nr Amiens, Somme, Picardie, northern France
Date built: 1977
Design: Ian Ritchie Architects
Picardie house
photo © Jocelyne Van den Bossche
Picardie house

Le Pine Villa
Architects: SAOTA
Le Pine Villa St Tropez
photograph : Adam Letch
Le Pine Villa in St Tropez

Maison at Bordeaux
Design: Rem Koolhaas, OMA
luxury French house
photo : Hans Werlemann
Maison at Bordeaux

Villa in the Var, Bargemon, south of France
Date built: 2007
Architects: Dixon Jones and Jean-Paul Radigois
Villa in the Var Bargemon
image © Morley von Sternberg
Bargemon villa

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Zenith Saint-Etienne Building
Design: Foster + Partners

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Design:Massimiliano Fuksas Architecture

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