A stack of eleven sinuously outlined floors forms a residential tower to be built by Farshid Moussavi in Jardins de la Lironde, in Montepellier’s Port-Marianne district. Of twelve buildings envisioned for this neighborhood of the French city, the one designed by the London studio is the first to be going ahead, having won in a competition over those of the Parisian office Hamonic & Masson and the Bordeaux-based Bernard Buhler. With its floor area of 2,700 square meters, the building features a restaurant at ground level and 36 apartments with balconies facing different directions. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2014.
analyzes in each issue a theme related to a city, a country, a tendency or an
architect, with articles by leading specialists complemented by commentary on works
and projects illustrated in detail. Published bilingually, with Spanish and English
texts placed side by side.
covers current topics, taking stock of recent trends in set sections: cover story,
works and projects, art and culture, books, technique and innovation. From 2013
on, monthly and bilingual, with Spanish and English texts printed side by side.
is the third member of the AV family: a bilingual publication essentially focussed
on design projects (with special attention on competitions and construction details),
heretofore only laterally dealt with in the other two magazines.