Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
LE PAVILLON DU FAV 2013 in LA GRANDE MOTTE, France by DAVID HAMERMAN ARCHITECTE
July 25th, 2013 by Sumit Singhal
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Now since 2011, we implemented the realization Pavilion FAV. This flag allows the public reception and dissemination of information about the festival. It is also the starting point the course of the festival, a meeting place and discussion all visitors. Taking place strategically in the heart of the city, for 8th edition of FAV two pavilions have been completed.
the first as usual was in the courtyard of the CCIT Montpellier, the Hotel Saint Cosmas and the second part of the first edition of the FAV in La Grande Motte, was positioned in front the new Tourist Office of La Grande Motte. For 2013, we wanted to entrust the execution two pavilions with two young architects graduates of the School Nationale Superieure d’Architecture de Montpellier and installed in the Languedoc Roussillon region. And Robin Juzon, achieved Pavilion in Montpellier and David Hamerman in the Great Motte.
David Hamerman architect, graduated from the Ecole Nationale d’Architecture de Montpellier (ENSAM) since January 2000. He earned a master’s degree in landscape architecture at the Institute of Architecture in Geneva (2002). His career is marked by travel. Different destinations have given him the opportunity to confront other eyes and other references.
He worked as an architect and landscape architect in Geneva and New York and founded his workshop in 2005 in Montpellier. His work is oriented in the direction of a merger of two design platforms that represent the architecture and landscape. The sun, shade, light, materiality and the inside outside relationship is the first data that allow it to develop new questions. He participates in teaching project ENSAM since 2009.
Memory memory and the sea … a song by Léo Ferré. This city and its forms are crimping the Mediterranean is the testimony of an era. A moment of generosity where for all holiday became a project. The city reflects that. A wilderness where the thought came to embrace nature to transform culture.
Culture Space built through light, shape and material. A when particular freedom where architecture and landscape returned in resonance to organize a thought, a moment architecture . alive. Somehow the Grande Motte a festival, a magical place flooded with symbols, an ode the sea, the sun and wind. Its main designer, Jean Balladur dreamed of pyramids share their moldings symbolize the masculine and the feminine. A little Aztec qu’égyptiennes there yet fail to Moses come open sea in two.
The pavilion is a tribute to this thinking, love of a site, a willingness to offer nature architecture and views of the sea to the greatest number. The sea, pine trees, and a lot of steel, tens of thousands of son of steel structure, carving, store drawing city became a cult. Steel and some needles pines. A wave which is crossed in a few seconds, a steel wave rhythm that will not … A Walker ode to the sea the sun and wind.
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