The interior of La Gaîté Lyrique by Manuelle Gautrand Architecture; photo by Philippe Ruault
La Gaîté Lyrique – a lyrical gaiety – perfectly captures the quintessence of the breathtaking new project by the award-winning Parisian practice Manuelle Gautrand Architecture. Located in the heart of the French capital on Rue Papin, the €83m redevelopment of the 19th-century Théâtre de la Gaîté is a state-of-the-art polestar for creative endeavour which, in the words of Gautrand: ‘provides, on a daily basis, a meeting point between technology, art and the public’. (more…)
LA CITE DES AFFAIRES SAINT-ETIENNE by Manuelle Gautrand Architect, photo by Philippe Ruault
This new office building for several government bodies, including some service and leisure facilities, of the city of St. Etienne was developed by the Paris based practice Manuelle Gautrand Architecture. The structure is a long built ‘continuum’ which stands out due to its large cantilevered parts and giant gates that lead to the spacious courts.