Álvaro Siza combines geometric forms for white-concrete church in Brittany

Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza Vieira has completed a church in the Brittany region of France, featuring a sculptural composition of intersecting concrete forms. The church of Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande is the first to be built in Brittany in the 21st century, and was designed by Siza’s Porto-based office to complement its setting in a residential neighbourhood south

The post Álvaro Siza combines geometric forms for white-concrete church in Brittany appeared first on Dezeen.

Square windows puncture Alireza Razavi’s monolithic House for a Photographer in Brittany

Windows are dotted across the facades of this photographer’s house in Brittany, France, allowing sunlight to illuminate different parts of the interior through the day (+ slideshow). The house was designed by architect Alireza Razavi’s Paris office as a summer house and studio for the photographer client. It is situated on a small plot close to the seaside resort of Loctudy and More

The post Square windows puncture Alireza Razavi’s monolithic House for a Photographer in Brittany appeared first on Dezeen.

French village library by Studio 02 Architectes presents a gridded facade of wood and glass

A grid of white concrete frames the alternating glass and timber walls of this library in a French village by Studio 02 Architectes (+ slideshow). Studio 02 Architectes designed the 450-square-metre library, named Mediatheque de Monterblanc, for a corner plot in the Brittany village of Monterblanc. Related story: White concrete cultural centre by DRDH nestles up against a […]
The post French village library by Studio 02 Architectes presents a gridded facade of wood and glass appeared first on Dezeen.