Festival des Architectures VivesArt + Culture | 19 Jul 2016
THE ARCHITECTURE AND THE URBAN CONTEXT
The Festival des Architectures Vives aims to raise public awareness for architecture and seeks to highlight the work of a young generation of architects, landscape architects and urban planners, giving the public the opportunity to discover unexpected urban areas. Through two urban tours, one in the historical heart of Montpellier’s town and a second in La Grande Motte, the visitors can discover works of contemporary architecture in unique sites and, oftentimes, interact with the artworks.
The event aims to promote global reflection about architecture and its development in the urban context, contributing to the dialogue and interaction between contemporary works and heritage.
Organized by Elodie Nourrigat and Jacques Brion, architects in Montpellier, FAV received, in the 2016 edition, more than 20 000 visitors.
Text: Isadora Faustino
Photos: Paul KOZLOWSKI ©photoarchitecture.com