Visit to the Métamorphose construction site
Teams from Groupe Giboire and the agency present the project to a number of people, including Jean-Marc Verchère, Mayor of Angers and Chairman of Angers Loire Métropole. The structural works will be completed in early December.
France 3 Régions at the Alta Tower
France 3 Régions visited the Alta Tower with Gaëlle Hamonic.
76actu documents the end of the construction
76actu takes you on a tour of the Alta tower, few weeks before its delivery.
Rosa Parks on Archdaily
Delivered in 2021, this project affirms the desire to engage in a dialogue with its surroundings with the aim of initiating a new way of living together.
See more photos of the project on Archdaily.com.
The end of a major stage for our Alta Tower
Following the completion of the structural work, the crane has been removed. The next step: delivery scheduled for the end of 2023.Read more: The end of a major stage for our Alta Tower
The tower embodies the modern spirit of the city of Le Havre, an architectural adventure on the scale of its original history: a city built to discover new territories.
At 55 meters high, it will house 69 housing units, a 60-bed kindergarten and a car park.
Vidéo by @Lehavresansfiltre on Instagram.
Partners : Project manager: SOGEPROM
Golden Cube in Boulogne Billancourt on Divisare
Delivered in 2015, standardization, self-regulation and maximization of interior space were the guiding principles of these student residences.
A look at the project on Divisare.
End of the structural work, Alta, Le Havre
Event in Le Havre this week.
To celebrate the end of the structural work, all the members of the Alta project met for half a day in Le Havre. We were surrounded by all the teams of Legendre Construction and SOGEPROM. We would like to thank all the everyone who worked to bring this tower out of the ground.Read more: End of the structural work, Alta, Le Havre
The end of the first stage of construction allows us to show you some exceptional photos of this unique tower, both by its shape and by its immediate architectural context. It stands next to Auguste Perret’s rebuilt center (with its City Hall and St. Joseph’s Church) and Oscar Niemeyer’s Volcano.
See you at the end of November for the delivery of the 69 housing units + parking lot and the crèche.
Congratulations and thanks to all our partners!
End of the structural work, Emblem, LilleRead more: End of the structural work, Emblem, Lille
The whole team, along with Icade, Groupe Duval, Nord France Construction, Redcat Architecture and Hexa Ingénierie were gathered to celebrate the end of the first phase of construction.
At the meeting point between roadway and railway infrastructure, as well as the Matisse park, our Emblem project will become a new entrance to the city of Lille. The program consists of 118 apartments, 9 000 m² of office space and parking.
Jean-Christophe Masson intervened as a major witness during the Estates General of Housing in Marseille
Publication / ‘working environments, spaces of productivity’ of the Courthouse Douai
Launch of the Metamorphosis project
May 25, 2021, first stone for the launch of the construction site of our “Metamorphosis” project in the presence of the Mayor of Angers, Mr Christophe Béchu and the Chairman of the Giboire group, Mr Michel Giboire.
Conferences in Colombia
As part of the Works 2019 programme organized by WorksHub, Jean-Christophe Masson is invited to Colombia from 23rd-26th September 2019 to give 4 conferences in Bogotá and Medellín, 2 of which will take place in the Javeriana and Santo Tomás Universities.
Conference at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
As part of the MCH: Master in City & Housing, Jean-Christophe Masson is invited to give a conference at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid on 20 May 2019.
Inauguration of Urban Quartz, Rennes
The office and retail space measuring 14 000m2 is the first building to be completed in the new EuroRennes district. The project was inaugurated by Nathalie Appére, the mayor of Rennes and Emmanuel Couet, president of Rennes Metropole on 30th January.
Lead architect : Hamonic+Masson & Associés, associated architect : a/LTA.
Japan Foundation – Usages
We have been invited by the Japan Foundation to present “Usages / subjective and factual analysis of public space” in the Japanese pavillon at the 2018 edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale (commissaire : Momoyo Kaijima, Laurent Stalder et Yu Iseki). This study, lead by David Trottin of PERIPHERIQUES / Marin+Trottin Architectes and Franck Tallon, is the result of various workshops carried out in large international cities: Tokyo, Mumbai, Paris, Lima, Shanghai…
Conference in New York
Jean-Christophe Masson participated in the conference “Innovative Housing: France/Denmark” with Jens Holm, partner of the 3XN US office. The debate was moderated by University of Columbia professor Brian Loughlin and took place on 29th November at the AIA New York Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, NY 10012.
Dezeen x MINI living
Jean-Christophe Masson took part in the ‘Dezeen x MINI living talk’ : Innovation // Réinventer Paris. Click on the logo to watch the discussion.
WAN Urban Challenge, London
Jean-Christophe Masson participated in the New Urban Task Force and Symposium organized by World Architecture News alongside a group of visionaries in order to brainstorm and propose solutions to the ever present issue of London’s housing crisis.
Symposium in Sydney
As part of the international symposium “Design Speaks: Housing Futures”, Architecture Media invite Jean-Christophe Masson and Gaëlle Hamonic to Sydney on 22nd July 2016. The event will be held at the Eternity Playhouse, 39 Burton Street, Darlinghurst NSW.
Conference in Montreal
As part of their “MasterClasses” series, Index Design invited Jean-Christophe Masson to Montreal to give a conference entitled “height in construction : for or against?” on 20th April 2016. Click to see photos.
Symposium in Vienna
IG-Architektur invited Jean-Christophe Masson and Gaëlle Hamonic to participate in the
“LESS QUANTITY. MORE QUALITY?” international symposium in Vienna on 13th November 2015. Location: Kuppelsaal – Technical University of Vienna – Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Vienna.
Conference in Shanghai
As part of the “New Force of Architecture Leading Young Architects” lecture series, Jean-Christophe Masson was in Shanghai to give a conference on architectural heritage on 30th October. He is the first French person to have participated in this series, which ran from 2013-2015.
Date : 30th October 2015
Lieu : Ablues Design Exhibition Auditorium, 191 Jiangchang 3rd Road, Zhabei, Shanghai.