All Posts By

BELLECOUR architectes

513 Residences targeting trainees in Agen

By | News

The APIJ (L’Agence Publique pour l’Immobilier de la Justice) has invited BELLECOUR architects to compete in the design competition for the construction of a residential plot comprising 513 dwellings to be used by trainees from l’Ecole Nationale de l’Administration Pénitentiaire in Agen.

In collaboration with GTM Construction and Arbonis, the project was designed using 3D modules formed from factory prefabricated wooden frames with integrated equipment

Gold Label for the Sustainable Building in the Mediterranean

By | News

The Carmelha project in Monaco, a 100% timber construction, promises major innovations.  A 10 storey tower within a seismic zone, the project has passed the approval and classification process.

The latest update, label BD2M Bâtiment Durable Méditerranéen (Sustainable Building in the Mediterranean), Carmelha achieved the Gold Standard.


Energy transition, a wooden national building in Monaco

By | Press

Construction – Eco-responsible awareness also affects the building sector in Monaco. For its state-owned Carmelha operation, which will see the light of day between the boulevard d’Italie and the avenue Saint-Roman, the public works department is working on an innovative building project that consumes less energy and is more respectful of the environment.


Urban settlement in Rouen Flaubert

By | News

Rouen Normandie Aménagement the organisation responsible for City Planning has awarded the design of the Macrot-lot 11 Rives du Canal, Rouen Flaubert to the Groupe Odyssée.

BELLECOUR architects was invited to participate as part of the program involving 8,900 sqm Commercial, 5,000 sqm Residential, two schools, Retail and services. A mixed plot totaling nearly 20,000 sqm.

Delivery of 84 Residential Units in Cenon

By | News

Located alongside the transport hub “la Zac Pont Rouge,” the project comprises 84 rental apartments spread across three buildings all located around a central landscaped courtyard, the apartments will be owned and run by the social housing manager “Aquitanis.”  The buildings overlook avenue Jean-Jaurès and the place publique providing easy access to local retail, services and restaurants.

Ubisoft Competition, Bordeaux

By | News

To support the growth of their Design Studios in Bordeaux, Ubisoft is launching a competition to design new offices able to hold a 600 strong workforce. The new 7,000 sqm building could be built in a number of different locations.  BELLECOUR studio, being invited to compete, has selected the Bassins à Flot site, as the location for their design proposal.

Delivery of Innovative start-up company center

By | News

Cité Descartes, located in the town of Champs-sur-Marne has been designated a future laboratory of innovations in sustainable cities.  To this end the BELLECOUR studio will deliver “la Maison de l’Entreprise Innovante” on behalf of “la Communauté d’Agglomération” Paris Vallée de la Marne and the CCI Seine et Marne.

Le project is composed of an incubator, a start-up, an innovative start-up company centre as well as a Fablab. The project, as much a technical response as an architectural one to a dedicated program, implements the use of a specialist plastic roofing system revealing its function to inspire innovation.

WOODRISE 2017, the “Silva” project in the spotlight

By | News

By hosting the Woodrise International Congress next September, Bordeaux is to become the world’s capital of medium and high-rise wood construction. At the event, exhibitions and presentations will demonstrate innovative achievements as well as valuable insight into how the key players operate in the wood industry.

The “Silva” project designed by STUDIO BELLECOUR and ART & BUILD will be in the spotlight on several occasions:

Tuesday 5th September at 6:30 pm – Evening followed by a cocktail
At the opening ceremony of the “Tram du Bois,” presentation of the project in the presence of Kaufman & Broad, Project Manager of the operation.
Maison de l’Architecture d’Aquitaine 308 Avenue Thiers 33100 Bordeaux > Tram line A – stop : Galin

Wednesday 6th September at 4:00pm
Presentation of the project to the organisation AROSHA (Regional Social Housing Union, Nouvelle-Aquitaine)
Maison du Projet de Bordeaux-Euratlantique – 74-76 rue Carle Vernet 33800 Bordeaux > Tram line A – stop : Carle Vernet

Tuesday 12th September at 2:00pm
As part of the day dedicated to architecture bringing together international experts around innovative projects, architects Wilfrid Bellecour and Steven Ware will speak during a meeting with the Belgian delegation.
Maison du Projet de Bordeaux-Euratlantique – 74-76 rue Carle Vernet 33800 Bordeaux > > Tram line A – stop : Carle Vernet

Wednesday 13th September at 10:00am
Conferences within the confines of the Woodrise congress, a time of speech by the designers of the project will be dedicated to universal and timeless material, free from the phenomena of fashion.
Palais des congrès – Avenue Jean Gabriel Domergue, 33300 Bordeaux
> Tram line C – stop : Palais des congrès

Friday 15th September from 9:00am to 12:00 noon
The technological institute FCBA will open its doors during a seismic test on the model of the “Silva” project.
FCBA – Allée de Boutaut, 33000 Bordeaux > Tram line C – stop : Place Ravezies

Focus on urban planning Bordeaux Métropole / Le Moniteur n°5867

By | Press

Towers made of wood

“Bordeaux Euratlantique wants to build 20,000 sqm (215,000 sqft) of wood-frame construction every year. The following were selected for the first two constructions with a wooden tower: the Hyperion tower by Jean-Paul Viguier for Eiffage and the Silva tower by Art & Build and Studio Bellecour for Kaufman & Broad. The companies Techniwood, IBS, Sacba, and Elioth were also involved. This 18-storey tower, will also be 50 metres high and will consist of more than 50% wood, with a giant timber primary structure…”

Studio Bellecour are invited to compete

By | News

On 27th February, ADIVBois officially launched the contest phase to select the teams that will realize Les Immeubles à Vivre Bois. The Studio Bellecour has been invited to participate in several programs.

The winners will be announced on 12th September 2017 during Woodrise in Bordeaux.

Les Echos Industry & Services

By | Press

France aims for the world record for the highest wooden residential towers

“The Mayor of Bordeaux, Alain Juppé, announced the construction, in his city, of the two highest wooden towers in the world. 50 metres tall and comprising 18 storeys, they will be built by Eiffage and Kaufman & Broad.”