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"Echoppes" of Bordeaux
Traditional Bordeaux housing is often quite different to what tourists might imagine from glossy tourist brochures.When you wander around the city, you can clearly see that in the neighbourhoods where the people of the city really…
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…
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…