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French Architects Restore Building In Paris With Three Dimensional Metallic Alucobond

Offices Chevaleret, Re Architecture, ARCHIGROUP, Alucobond Grey Metallic, Photography Thierry Favatier

Project Name: Offices Chevaleret/Re-Architecture
Date: 2016
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond Grey Metallic
Architect: ARCHIGROUP
Fabricator: TIM Composites
Photography: Thierry Favatier and Milène Servelle (see below image)
Architect Maurice Novarina built the original building, Offices Chevaleret, in the 13th arrondissement of Paris in 1974. Interestingly, the architect’s son and grandson, also architects, played a role in the building’s major renovation completed in 2016. The renovation, completed by ARCHIGROUP, pays homage to the original structure, per the request of Novarina’s relatives. (more…)


Small Alucobond Cabin On A Slovenian Snowy Mountaintop Defies Gravity

OFIS Architekti, Winter Cabin Mount Kanin, Slovenia, Alucobond Composite, Exterior, Janez Martincic Photography © Janez Martincic On a snowy mountaintop in the Julian Alps bordering Slovenia and Italy, sits OFIS Architekti’s cantilevered cabin retreat. The cabin on Mount Kanin was built for up to nine climbers to seek refuge from the area's harsh climatic conditions. The site, only accessible by climbing or helicopter, was specifically chosen for its "360-degree views over Slovenia and Italy and spectacular views to Triglav, Soca Valley, and the Adriatic Sea," the architects explain. (more…)