The press conference for the exhibition Infinite places, carried by the studio Encore Heureux for the French Pavilion of the 16th biennale of architecture in Venice, took place on Thursday, Febuary 22nd at the Grands Voisins in Paris. The ten places exposed were present, as well as the Minister of Culture Françoise Nyssen, the French Institute, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the funding partners. Come to meet us on May 25th, 2018 in Venice…
“Infinite Spaces”, the proposal submitted by Encore Heureux has been selected to represent the French pavillon during the 16th Internationale Biennale of Architecture in Venice. The project brings together spaces that manage to welcome the unexpected, to offer free spaces, to integrate un-programed uses and allow for popular appropriation thanks to a collective energy and common desires.
“On a beach of Berck-sur-Mer, Patrick Bouchain agreed to an ABD Primer. Twenty six lettres for twenty six words articulating concepts, anecdotes and memories… “. Une diagonale – conversation avec Patrick Bouchain is a documentary film by Nicola Delon and Julien Choppin on and with the architect of the “High Human Quality”. The DVD will be on sale on October 17, 2017 with Météore Films. It will premiere at the Biennale d’Architecture d’Orléans – Frac Centre-Val de Loire from October, 13 2017 on.
Encore Heureux and PPA Architecture are laureates of the competition for the construction of a cultural venue for the City of Albi. Delivery set for the summer 2018.
Encore Heureux was the art director and scenograph of the exhibition “Lives of Garbage: the economy of wastes” that opened on March 21, 2017. It will be on view until August 14, 2017 at the MuCEM in Marseille.