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FAIRE

The Diodon, dynamic inflatable house FAIRE is the first accelerator of architectural projects and urban design. FAIRE explores the practices and innovative processes of manufacturing of the city.
FAIRE accelerates the implementation of prototypes scale 1 in Grand Paris, supports and values the applied research, assists the initiatives and facilitate the implementation of experimental practices.

FAIRE is the first accelerator of architectural projects and urban design. FAIRE explores the practices and innovative processes of manufacturing of the city.
FAIRE accelerates the implementation of prototypes scale 1 in Grand Paris, supports and values the applied research, assists the initiatives and facilitate the implementation of experimental practices.

FAIRE Urban Design 2018

12 projects awarded

for doing Urban Design differently

On Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Jean-Louis Missika, assistant to the Mayor of Paris, unveiled the 12 finalists for FAIRE 2018, an accelerator for urban design projects that forms part of the tender for innovative projects launched by the Pavillon de l’Arsenal and the City of Paris, in collaboration with MINI and the support of the Caisse des Dépôts Fund and design institutions and schools throughout the Ile de France.

FAIRE 2018 Urban Design x MINI

"MINI is pleased to partner with Le Pavillon de l’Arsenal and la Ville de Paris. For us at MINI, it’s important to understand the city as a whole, what’s most relevant to people´s lives – and what will matter to them in the future."

Prize-winners 2017

25 selected projects

Discover the 25 prize-winning FAIRE projects
First accelerator of innovative urban and architectural projects

Presented at the Festival "Maintenant" in Rennes from 10 to 15 October 2017

The Diodon, dynamic inflatable house

The Dynamorphe collective

The Diodon dynamic inflatable house was erected for the first time on June 21 in the conservatory of the Paris Beaux-Arts. It formed part of the diploma work of Clara Chotil and Felix Chameroy, both members of the Dynamorphe collective.

Under study with the City of Paris and GIP 2024

Trampoline Bridge

AZC (Atelier Zündel Cristea)

Construction of an inflatable bridge / trampoline over the Seine or Parisian canals.

July - September 2017

Fab'brick

Clarisse Merlet

From July to September 2017, Fab'brick entered an experimentation phase at the Pavillon de l'Arsenal to transform t-shirts made from unusable cotton into construction material.

Presentation march 2018

HOMY

Bond Society / Re:bond, Pierre Antczak, Christelle Gautreau and Stéphanie Morio

In 2018, presentation at the Pavillon de l’Arsenal of research into the concept of a new habitat to answer the needs of an increasingly nomadic generation.

July 15th 2017

Earth Pavillon

Bellastock, CRAterre & Palabres

On July 15th, within the framework of the 2017 Bellastock festival, discover the Pavillon de l’Arsenal prototype (30 m2 of raw earth), on the site of ActLab, situated on the Urban Development Zone of the eco-district of the Île St Denis. With the support of Demathieu Bard and Quartus.

Prototype July 2018

Zero Energy Furniture Mobilier

Jean-Sébastien Lagrange and Raphaël Ménard

New prototype in july 2018 which enables the saving of 60% in heating needs and 30% in cooling needs for an office.

Research in progress

Stone: a contemporary resource

Barrault & Pressacco

Research into a new economy of materials and their exploitation

Prototype autumn 2017

Green island

Romain de Santis, Axel de Stampa, Sophie Picoty

Floating rig made from waste collected from the Seine and other Parisian canals offering up fun bathing area whilst also making the public aware of pollution.

Current Study with Elogie-Siemp

Contributory hall

Martin Jaubert and Antoine Maitre (Majma) and Maya Nemeta (MNAi)

Explore and test capacities and potential of Parisian entrance halls

Prototype Fall 2017

Revegetation of work structures

Frédéric Leyre, Clément Carrière and Nicolas Didier

Frédéric Leyre (Magasin General) with Clément Carrière and Nicolas Didier (architects) invented a plan for the compensation of construction sites via the revegetation of the technical work structures (scaffolding, temporary offices, etc.).

2017 school year

Co-creation furniture

KOZ architects

From September 2017, Workshops for the design of furniture adapted to new uses in the sports venues, with its users. With the support of the Directorates of Architecture and Heritage & Youth and Sports of the City of Paris.

Current study

The Wagon-Mouche

S’il te plait Group

Current study with the RATP (PARIS PUBLIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM) to reorganize a wagon from subway Line 6 and propose a new way of discovering Paris.

Being created with Aurore

Frichkit

Atelier A+1, César Bazin, Octave Giaume, Inès Winckler et Carton Plein, Do Huynh

Nomadic workshop kit project, fully dismantleable, for structures using only ecological materials

With the support of the Pompidou Centre

The joys of re-useage : The Pompidou Centre Caterpillar

169-architecture

Strategies for re-using the girdled glass tiles of the Pompidou Centre’s “Caterpillar”.

Currently searching for partners

Parallel Monuments

Sébastien Martinez-Barat, Benjamin Lafore & Florian Jomain

"Parallel Monuments" is an application to design and share digital monuments in the physical space and celebrate personal or community events.

Research partners

Biodiversity, a new urban ecosystem

Chartier Dalix

Studies of new prototypes of façade elements integrating biodiversity and taking into account successful thermal qualities to reconcile external insulation and the use of living organisms.

Networking

FAIRE is a platform for sharing, communication, and exchange among city actors.

Networking

ANNOUNCEMENT OF FAIRE'S PROJECTS & 2nd APEROFAIRE

Thursday, April 27 2017 at 6 pm
2nd APEROFAIRE with the announcement of FAIRE's projects by Jean-Louis Missika, Deputy Mayor of Paris in charge of architecture and urbanism, and winning teams' pitch !

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