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La Bastide District | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
La Bastide District | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
La Bastide District | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
La Bastide District | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
La Bastide District | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
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Year: 1988
Location: Bordeaux, France

The restructuring scheme for a 100-hectare site on the right bank of the Garonne River, opposite the historic centre of Bordeaux, stresses the strategic presence of the waterfront façade. Given the curve in the river as it runs through the city, this is the true heart of Bordeaux, and thus has a great potential to become its new city centre.

Prior to the urban design scheme, a thorough study was made of the city’s planning history as the basis for the construction of a new centrality that is homogeneous with the urban fabric on the other side of the river.  The...

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La Bastide District

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