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Insiders will know that 39V, signed by Naço Architectures, has been open since September. A small haven of peace at 39 avenue George V on the top floor of a Haussmann building, nestling under the eaves of the Parisian rooftops. It is an ultra Parisian address without the usual clichés and with a gift for distancing itself from the city providing every reason to linger.

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From a 1930’s house situated in the greenest district of Shanghai, Naço Architectures has produced a radiant contemporary villa, given rhythm by a sequence of varying sized cubes made from pure materials: wood, stone, metal and glass. For Marcelo Joulia, founder of Naço, “The objective was to produce a house destined for Europeans in Asia. To conceive a family house which opens onto the exterior, but which is also a refuge protecting from bad weather and the aggression of the city. It was obvious that the house should be luminous and airy. The latter being my trademark.’ Read the rest of this entry »

Naço Architectures has completed the 2000 m2 pavilion for the principality of Monaco at the Shanghai 2010 world fair. Present in Shanghai since 2005, as one of the few French offices firmly implanted in China Naço was duty bound to produce a high profile piece for the event. Over 70 million people are expected to visit the fair laid out along both banks of the Huangpu, which will run from 1st May to 31st October, celebrating the theme ‘Better city, better life’ and saluting 25 years of unprecedented growth for Shanghai. Read the rest of this entry »

Seventy-five days before the opening of the Shanghai 2010 world fair, Naço Architectures has made public its project for the 2000 m2 pavilion they are building there for the principality of Monaco. Present in Shanghai since 2005, as one of the few French offices firmly implanted in China Naço was duty bound to produce a high profile piece for the event. Over 70 million people are expected to visit the fair laid out along both banks of the Huangpu, which will run from 1st May to 31st October, celebrating the theme ‘Better city, better life’ and saluting 25 years of unprecedented growth for Shanghai.
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