03.05.2019

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12.04.2019

Inauguration of the Crédit Agricole des Savoie

Wilmotte & Associés - Inauguration of the Crédit Agricole des Savoie

The new regional headquarters of the Crédit Agricole in Savoie, in the north of the city of Chambéry, has been inaugurated after two years for the construction.

Located on a 24,000 sqm site which has been moved to a huge landscaped park, this  9,300 sqm made of wood, glass and natural stone provides exceptionnal working conditions, with beautiful viws on the surrounding moutains.

 

03.04.2019

Inauguration of the "Hotel du Phare" in Belle-Île-en-Mer

Wilmotte & Associés - Inauguration of the "Hotel du Phare" in Belle-Île-en-Mer

Located at the entrance of the fishing and yacht harbour, fronting the bay of Quiberon and the protected lighthouse, the "Hôtel du phare" is hosted in a stone building built in 1880, after the traditionnal constuctions of the island.

Refurbished and extended by W&A, the hotel hosts a restaurant room and a bar on the groundfloor, a restaurant room with a terrace on the first floor, and seasonal housing on the first and second floors.

Website : www.hotelduphare-belle-ile.fr

 

©photo : Thomas Lange

27.03.2019

The Crédit Agricole Aquitaine's headquarters has received a “pyramide d’argent” award

Wilmotte & Associés - The Crédit Agricole Aquitaine's headquarters has received a “pyramide d’argent” award

On Wednesday, March 27, the new headquarters of Crédit Agricole Aquitaine was awarded a Silver Pyramid, Regional Grand Prix of the Federation of Real Estate Developers of the region of New Aquitaine, in the Real Estate category.

 

Inaugurated in December 2018, the project is located in front of the river "La Garonne", between the bridge "Chaban-Delmas" and the "Cité du Vin". This high-tech building is made of brick and anodized steel and articulated around six « houses » between 4 to 6 six floors high.

 

It is configured around three functional areas and includes a 7,200 sqm professional area, a 1,600 sqm of public area (hall, meeting spaces, 360-seats auditorium) with 2,400 sqm of terraces and 1,000 sqm of plantings, a company restaurant, or 250 parking spaces...

 

©photo : Philippe Caumes

 

 

25.03.2019

Award ceremony of the "Chartreuse de Neuville" call for ideas

Wilmotte & Associés - Award ceremony of the "Chartreuse de Neuville" call for ideas

March 25, 2019 - The three winning teams of the international call for ideas launched by the Chartreuse de Neuville Association, in partnership with the Wilmotte Foundation, were invited to Paris in the offices of Wilmotte & Associés agency to receive their prize, in the presence of Jean-Michel Wilmotte (Architect and founder of Wilmotte & Associés) and Jean-Paul Delevoye (President of the Chartreuse de Neuville Association). Before the award ceremony, each team was invited by Jean-Michel Wilmotte for a working session to help them developing their project as part of the second phase of the competition to be launched by the end of the year.
On March 26, the winners went to Neuville-sous-Montreuil for a private guided tour of the Chartreuse de Neuville.

 

Winning projects:
• ENFILADE by Ioana Penescu, Andrei Theodor Ionita and Cosmin Anghelache (Romania)
• THE PRESENCE OF VACUUM, by Charles Cossement (Belgium), Marcelo Alexandre de Gouveia Cardia and João Pedro Siopa Alves (Portugal)
• COURS COMMES, by Chloé Thomazo and Jérémy Germe (France)

27.02.2019

Redevelopment of Dessaix district in Thonon-les-Bains

Wilmotte & Associés - Redevelopment of Dessaix district in Thonon-les-Bains

W&A has been chosen to design a real estate program in the heart of the Dessaix district. This project - both urban, architectural and landscape - is part of the wonderful dynamic of re-conquest of the neighborhood and the enhancing of its architectural heritage initiated by the municipality. It will open the Dessaix district to the city by creating new visual and functional links thanks to "urban seams". With this new residence built around a large garden, Thonon is endowed with a new landmark of city entrance which, in addition, will unify its city center and its new train station.

 

City of Thonon website

16.02.2019→ 02.05.2019

Inauguration de l'exposition Big Venice à la Galerie Wilmotte

Wilmotte & Associés - Inauguration de l'exposition Big Venice à la Galerie Wilmotte

The story begins in 1947, in Venice, but it was from 1958 that photographers and friends Dino Jarach, Claudio Gallo, Duilio Stigher, Enrico Busato, Celio Scapin and Walter Stefani became known as a group, under the name of CAMERAPHOTO.

Their purpose ? To reflect and immortalize the reality... #nofilter !

From 1947 to 1987, they captured all the events that made the History of the Serenissima, like the visit in 1954 of the circus Togni and its elephants, camels and others animals.

BIG VENICE comes back on this unique event through a selection of orginal shots.

It is to discover from February 17th to May 2nd, 2019 at the Wilmotte Gallery in Venice Galerie.

14.02.2019

W&A chosen by VERRECHIA to imagine a mixed program in Rosny-sous-Bois

Wilmotte & Associés - W&A chosen by VERRECHIA to imagine a mixed program in Rosny-sous-Bois

W&A architectural agency has been chosen by VERRECHIA to design a real estate program in the new district of Rosny-sous-bois, just next to the future subway station Coteaux-Beauclair (line 11). This new program will connect the subway esplanade to the new Coteaux-Beauclair eco-district.
The project will complete the neighbourhood services by providing high-end residential, a sport facility, retail and offices.

04.02.2019

Lutetia : Opening of the Brasserie!

Wilmotte & Associés - Lutetia : Opening of the Brasserie!

After several months of work, the Brasserie of the Lutetia reopened its doors on 4th February 2019.

This new gastronomic landmark of the left bank regains its original volume of 1910 and comprises a mezzanine that hosts a terrace as well as a private dining room.

This is the rebirth of an address with an Art Deco spirit but Mediterraneanas well, being headed now by the 3-stars French Chef Gérald Passedat.

24.01.2019

Lancement de l'édition limitée "Lurçat by Wilmotte" chez Haviland

Wilmotte & Associés - Lancement de l'édition limitée "Lurçat by Wilmotte" chez Haviland

The collection Lurçat By Wilmotte is the result of an unprecedented collaboration with the architect and designer Jean-Michel Wilmotte and the Jean & Simone Lurçat Foundation, which marks the great return of Jean Lurçat at Haviland, more than 50 years after its “Hommage” collection.

Jean-Michel Wilmotte wanted to create with Haviland some of his favourite pieces of the very rich production of Jean Lurçat, through ceramics which what was one of the great passions of this internationally renowned and multitalented artist.
Although he was painter at the beginning, the creator was indeed passionate about the techniques of ceramics, especially faience, of which he would deepen his experiment with by testing new patterns or new colour combinations.

After having staged the 2016 exhibition devoted to him by the Galerie des Gobelins, Jean-Michel Wilmotte pays homage once again to Jean Lurçat by imagining, around the favourite themes of the artist (roosters, leaves, profiles and stars), a service of 4 dessert plates and 4 delicacy plates.

A new interpretation of the French Art of Living.

18.01.2019

Opening of Seoul Auction Gangnam Center in South Korea

Wilmotte & Associés - Opening of Seoul Auction Gangnam Center in South Korea

18/01/19 - Designed by W&A for Seoul Auction group, the Seoul Auction Gangnam Center has opened in late January 2019 and offers spaces for auctions, exhibitions, conferences and cultural events.
With an area of 5,000 sqm, the eight-storey steel building with five-storey underground is covered with a copper-colored metal facade. Seoul Auction Gangnam Center aims to become an iconic cultural space of Gangnam dedicated to art.

 

Seoul Auction website

16.01.2019

FD100 Awards Ceremony

Wilmotte & Associés - FD100 Awards Ceremony

At an event organized on 16 January 2019 at the Museum of Fine Arts in Paris, in the presence of the French Minister of Culture, the VIA* published a list of hundred designers who represent the French design abroad, like Jean-Michel Wilmotte.
This Directory of the ambassadors of the French Touch , “FD100”, comes along with an online database.

* The French organization which aims to develop and promote creativity and innovation in the furniture, decoration and private and urban development sectors, both in France and abroad

14.12.2018

Inauguration of the new headquarters of the Crédit Agricole in the region Aquitaine

Wilmotte & Associés - Inauguration of the new headquarters of the Crédit Agricole in the region Aquitaine

The new headquarters of the Crédit Agricole in the region Aquitaine, designed by W&A, has been inaugurated in the presence by the Mayor of Bordeaux, Alain Juppé.

Located in front of the river "La Garonne", between the bridge "Chaban-Delmas" and the "Cité du Vin", this high-tech  building is made of brick and anodized steel and articulated around six « houses » between 4 to 6 six floors high.

It is configured around three functional area, public, common and professional area. It includes a 7,200 sqm professional area, a 1,600 sqm of public area (hall, meeting spaces, 360-seats auditorium) with 2,400 sqm of terraces and 1,000 sqm of plantings, a company restaurant, or 250 parking spaces...

This building is the first in Bordeaux which is entirely designed in BIM (Building Information Modeling). It has also a double environnemental certification , HQE Excellent et Breeam "good".

14.12.2018

W&A ranked 65e world’s largest practice!

Wilmotte & Associés - W&A ranked 65e world’s largest practice!

WA100 is BD’s annual survey of the world’s largest practices ranked by the number of fee-earning architects they employ.

 

10.12.2018

The real estate program related to the new Aulnay-sous-Bois train station entrusted to the team Eiffage / Verrecchia / Wilmotte & Associés

Wilmotte & Associés - The real estate program related to the new Aulnay-sous-Bois train station entrusted to the team Eiffage / Verrecchia / Wilmotte & Associés

7 December 2018 - Launched by the Société du Grand Paris, the consultation for the realization of a real estate program linked to the Aulnay-sous-Bois train station on line 16 of the Grand Paris Express was won by the Eiffage Immobilier / Verrecchia consortium teamed up with Wilmotte & Associés architectural agency. The operation will include 371 housing units, 960 m2 of retail, a private nursery and a public car park for 80 vehicles. With the arrival of Aulnay-sous-Bois’ train station, a new centrality will be created, a place where the flows coming from the subway networks, the bus station and the public carpark will help the restructuring of the urban fabric. The Lumin & Sens project will accompany and emphasize the legibility of this new equipment thanks to a luminous, airy and vegetal architecture, which, in connection with the main square, will initiate a new urban continuity with the existing districts.

07.12.2018

Book: Leading Architects - Jean-Michel Wilmotte

Wilmotte & Associés - Book: Leading Architects - Jean-Michel Wilmotte

This book presents 35 projects designed by Wilmotte & Associés in the last 20 years, mainly in the fields of new construction, refurbishment, urban planning and museography. For each project, a short description, a set of plans and images help to understand it.
Published by Images Publishing (Melbourne), in the 'Leading Architects' collection, this book is available in two versions - an English version and a Mandarin version.
Author: Philip Jodidio
Format: 30.5 x 22.5 cm / 256 pages.

23.11.2018

The winners of the competition launched by the Chartreuse de Neuville and the Wilmotte Foundation are unveiled

Wilmotte & Associés - The winners of the competition launched by the Chartreuse de Neuville and the Wilmotte Foundation are unveiled

In June, the Chartreuse de Neuville Association, in partnership with the Wilmotte Foundation, launched an international call for ideas for the redevelopment of the outbuildings and the creation of a contemporary extension on the site of the former monastery.
This unprecedented architectural competition, whose call for ideas is the first step, aims to provide the Chartreuse de Neuville with an expanded meeting space for actors of change in Europe.
A hundred young architects from around the world were registered to imagine the new cultural center!
On November 16th, the jury of the competition chose the three winning teams. This international jury, chaired by Jean-Michel Wilmotte (Architect and founder of the Wilmotte & Associés agency) and Jean-Paul Delevoye (President of the Chartreuse de Neuville Association), made of architects, urban planners, local officials and qualified personalities, selected the following projects (without hierarchical ranking):

• ENFILADE by Ioana Penescu, Andrei Theodor Ionita and Cosmin Anghelache (Romania)
• THE PRESENCE OF VACUUM, by Charles Cossement (Belgium), Marcelo Alexandre de Gouveia Cardia and João Pedro Siopa Alves (Portugal)
• COURS COMMES, by Chloé Thomazo and Jérémy Germe (France)

 

Chartreuse de Neuville website

23.11.2018

The sofas designed by Wilmotte & Industries for Station F start-up campus awarded by l'Ameublement français

Wilmotte & Associés - The sofas designed by Wilmotte & Industries for Station F start-up campus awarded by l'Ameublement français

The Palmarès Contract de l’Ameublement français awards every two years the best projects of hotels, restaurants and places of life designed by French companies. This year, 10 trophies were awarded on November 13 during the EquipHotel fair.
The king size sofa imagined by Wilmotte & Industries design studio and manufactured by Ligne Roset Contract is one of the winning projects in the "Hybrid Places" category.

L'Ameublement français Website

12.11.2018

Presentation of the future Campus Région du Numérique at Charbonnières-les-Bains - Lyon Métropole

Wilmotte & Associés - Presentation of the future Campus Région du Numérique at Charbonnières-les-Bains - Lyon Métropole

Jean-Michel Wilmotte has officially unveiled the future Campus Région du Numérique, in the metropolis of Lyon.

This fascinating both architectural and landscape project is designed around a large central garden at the axis of an iconic building and thus takes advantage of the qualities of the site and its exceptionnal surroundings.

Beyond the buildings, W&A has imagined the general composition of the site to create it a living place, but also to reinforce its relation with its surroundings.

The aim is to create an environment which provides innovative answers to the needs, interacts with its surroundings and adapts to change.