Friday January 12th, 2018

«Hosting life, Architecture as an ecosystem», Foreword by Philippe Clergeau

Nature in the city or the city in nature? These days, we seem to have moved beyond this question. We are changing the paradigm of urban design, both on the scale of individual buildings and town planning.. […]
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«An island refuge», Aurélien Huguet

Nature – an urban asset. Just a few years ago, the beds of plants at the foot of buildings were effectively biological deserts, but this is changing.. […]
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«For an urban ecological restoration», Marion Waller

Ecological restoration is an activity we usually think about in the context of large natural spaces: burnt forests, regions experiencing drought, etc. A community or an institution will decide to take action to help the ecosystem find a new dynamic. […]
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«Périphérique intérieur», Aurélien Bellanger

L’anomalie s’est produite au début de l’été 2016. J’étais allé courir, ce jour là, dans la direction des Mercuriales, les Twin Towers de l’est-parisien, qui sont exactement dans l’axe de ma rue. Je les ai perdues assez vite, les grandes perspectives étant intenables à Paris. […]
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«Boat for People», Sébastien Marot

In the jumble of objects, platforms, and infrastructure of the Porte des Lilas, on Paris’s eastern edge, cut through by the city’s ring road, the building stands out through its style and texture. As if existing, even on the margins, in this concert of more or less bachelor machines (a multiplex cinema, a circus, other stuff) required the rough, monolithic, and mineral appearance of a meteorite.. […]
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Interview with Aurélien Huguet, ecologist

We met Aurélien Huguet at the very beginning of the school project in Boulogne. Biodiversita, the office of applied ecology he founded along with Florent Yvert, had set up a programme of green roof and inhabited wall.  […]
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Photographic report, Porte des Lilas, Myr Muratet

Immersion photographic report made at the Young Workers Residence, Porte des Lilas (Paris 20th arrondissement), by Myr Muratet.
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Photographic report Boulogne #1, Myr Muratet

Immersion photographic report made at the Biodiversity School to Boulogne Billancourt (92), by Myr Muratet, July 2016.
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Photographic report Boulogne #2, Myr Muratet

Immersion photographic report made at the Biodiversity School to Boulogne Billancourt (92), by Myr Muratet, by Myr Muratet, september 2017.
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Photographic report Tafanel, Myr Muratet

Photographic report by Myr Muratet of the tafanel warehouses,(Paris 19th arrondissement), october 2017.
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Collaborations with the illustrator Diane Berg

Illustration offers the possibility of imagining atmospheres and uses in the early stages of design, without freezing the project.
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