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IS THERE ANYTHING MORE ROMANTIC THAN LOSING YOURSELF IN BORDEAUX?
Bacalan, the arty district of Bordeaux
The Bacalan district of Bordeaux, which stretches out along the Garonne, is an up-and-coming area that had long been snubbed by traditional residents of Bordeaux, who viewed it as too working class. This status of a terra incognit…
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…
The Maison aux Assiettes: the work of a real character
A ceramic houseEveryone knows one or two stories about people who've devoted their whole lives to a particular passion, like building a fantasy home. I often find these slightly crazy projects rather endearing. A while back I hear…