28/02 2017

Ground breaking in Nantes for Bottière Chênaie

On March 1st, 2017 will be held in Nantes (France) the first stone laying ceremony of the new Bottière Chênaie district in the north-east part of the city.

image by A5 INFOGRAPHIE / Groupe GIBOIRE

Following an international competition held in 2013, KAAN Architecten designed a large urban development mixing together residential, commercial and office buildings.

The project will be presented on Wednesday March 1st, 2017 starting from 16.00 during a press conference at the restaurant “2 Potes au Feu” at the presence of Pascal Chessé, President and Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Chessé; Michel Giboire, Chairman of the Board of Groupe Giboire; Alain Robert, Deputy Mayor of Nantes in charge of urban planning, trade and major urban projects; and Kees Kaan, co-founder of KAAN Architecten.

 

22/02 2017

GUZ reaches its highest point

The Geo- and Environmental Research Center (GUZ) is under construction in Tübingen (Germany) and on February 23rd, 2017 starting from 10.00 the university will celebrate its highest point. Scaffolding are now hiding KAAN Architecten's glass volume that will emerge from the campus wrapped by two meters high and deep façades’ rings. The building is expected to be completed by mid 2018.