In France mayors have the power to choose architects and decide how public buildings should look. Often this power is exercised with considerable skill and care producing public buildings of excellent quality, as is the case here. The Mayor of Limeil-Brevannes had hitched his political wagon to sustainability, and in his view this meant wooden schools. The practice r2k-architectes, were only too happy to oblige with this accomplished performance, executed without drama.
- Most searched wordsart award winning architecture civic architecture Concrete contemporary American Architecture contemporary American art contemporary architecture contemporary art contemporary British architecture contemporary Canadian architecture contemporary Dutch architecture contemporary French architecture contemporary furniture design contemporary Japanese architecture. Contemporary Korean architecture contemporary product design contemporary Spanish architecture designer makers exhibition design furniture furniture design iconic architecture industrial design interior design Japan lighting design London materials modern architecture modern art modern house modern houses modern housing modernist architecture modernist house New York product design sculpture sustainable architecture timber cladding