Les Graines D'Etoiles Nursery
The conspicuous bright yellow concrete structure announces the presence of Atelier Fernandez & Serres’ nursery in the countryside. Photography by Fernandez & Serres With something of Barragan about it in terms of colour, and something of Spaniard Alberto Campo Baeza about its relation to its organisation and form, it is little surprise that this distinctive yellow and magenta four-square building drew the attention of this year’s jury. Set amidst Park Duranne’s landscape of large mature trees, the boxy form is conspicuous to say the least. It does, however, give little away from the outside, with expressionless walls. Made in pre-cast ribbed concrete, the bright corrugated surfaces break up and distort reflections from the trees, while a central smooth box stands taller, in accordance with and giving form to the nursery’s centralised plan... Read more on architectural-review.com

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