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Mériadeck, the transformation of a Bordeaux neighbourhood
Mériadeck has been subject to some dramatic metamorphoses. Those of recent decades have been spectacular. But were the changes appropriate and suitable for purpose? Whatever the verdict, Mériadeck is a living experiment in urban p…
Cordouan, lighthouse of kings
While the Cordouan lighthouse was built for the primary purpose of keeping guard over the mouth of the Gironde estuary, it has far exceeded this utilitarian function. Its architecture proves irresistible to visitors to this unique…
Vieillard: Bordeaux earthenware
Although it closed in 1895, the Jules Vieillard factory maintains a special relationship with the people of Bordeaux. Old Bordeaux families are fond of the widely-varied faience produced by this company, which employed several hun…