L’Arbre Blanc (C3 no.404)

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Sou Fujimoto Architects + Nicolas Laisné + Dimitri Roussel + OXO Architectes

C3 no.404 / pp.36-47 (12 pages)

 

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L’Arbre Blanc _ Sou Fujimoto Architects + Nicolas Laisné + Dimitri Roussel + OXO Architectes

Montpellier, France, 2019

The tree-like tower block offers welcome and shade to the city’s residents
L’Arbre Blanc (the White Tree) is the result of a collaboration between Sou Fujimoto, Nicolas Laisné, Dimitri Roussel and Manal Rachdi of OXO architects, with Marie de France, partner of Fujimoto’s Paris studio. The project was initiated by Montpellier city council in 2013; the ‘Folie Richter’ competition sought to identify a blueprint for a beacon tower to enrich the city’s architectural heritage, which must fit into its environment and must also incorporate shops and homes. […]