- Fri 6 Oct - 16:00
How do you deal with a sixty-year-old, severely dilapidated apartment colossus? The celebrated French architecture office Lacaton & Vassal devised a plan for the renovation of the Bois-le-Prêtre block by architect Raymond Lopez in the 17th arrondissement in Paris. The redevelopment sent shockwaves through the community of residents. An almost impossible project, but the result was unprecedented: the building won the Design of the Year Award in 2013.