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Antoine de Ruffi School Group
by TAUTEM Architecture

Luc Boegly

In Marseille, at the entrance to the new and rapidly developing Euroméditerranée district, the firms of TAUTEM Architecture and BMC2 Architectes deliver the Antoine de Ruffi school group.
Housing 22 classroom and common areas, this mineral monolith features strict geometry and spectacular volumes.
Its light-colored concrete façades are sculpted, and the openwork of this thickness forms a colonnade on the port side and a grand staircase on the city side, creating the interplay of light and shadow in its embrasures. In contrast to the building’s envelope, the interiors are warm and comfortable thanks to the use of color and wood.

This project has been longlisted in the civic building category of Dezeen Awards 2021.

Designer: TAUTEM Architecture

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