As the first regional offshoot of France’s biggest modern art space and a national cultural institution, the new Centre Pompidou-Metz is already helping to boost the economy of a struggling region. It has already become, according to several reports, France’s most visited cultural venue outside Paris.
Images courtesy of Centre Pompidou Metz - Photos by Didier Boy de la Tour
Architect Shigeru Ban - Jean de Gastines Location Metz - France Company involved 3A Composites (ALUCOBOND®) Website http://www.alucobond.com
Lely Groep office and production hall
As an inventor and manufacturer of robotic dairy equipment and forage harvesters, Lely Industries is a world leading player in the agricultural industry. Its sleek newly headquarters and production facility at Maasluis, near Rotterdam, reflects not only the cutting edge nature of the Lely’s business, but also the landscape in which it sits.
Architect ConsortArchitects Location Maassluis - The Netherlands Company involved Tata Steel Website http://www.colorcoat-online.com
Fire-resistant aluminium cladding from Aluwall System, in a rainbow of bright colours, lends a fittingly childish appeal to Moscow’s new and innovative Federal Research Centre for Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Immunology. Primary colours and their complementary partners characterise the exterior and interior finishes of the blocks comprising this cheerful-looking hospital complex, each of which has been assigned its own, distinctive function.
Architect Moscow Project Institute & Asadov Architectural Studio Location Moscow - Russia Company involved Novelis Website http://www.novelis.com