World Cup of Architecture
June 8, 2010
Good afternoon, sports fans! Coming up today is the second in a mighty series of giveaways that tie into our vast database of architectural projects and summer’s hottest sporting event, the FIFA World Cup.
For first-time players, here’s the rundown: we’ve got projects. And they’re all over the world, so we’re picking one country at a time to highlight according to the order of matches in the FIFA World Cup (see the schedule here).
Today’s nation? France! We have 81 built projects in our database from la patrie, and your task is to comment here — or on our Facebook page — with your favorite building. Everyone who comments will be entered in a drawing to win an awesome book, today’s pick being a copy of the brand spanking new AIA Guide to New York City.
Start your engines:
1) Peruse 81 spiffy projects built in France, whose team is playing in the second FIFA match against Uruguay on June 11.
2) Comment on this post with your favorite.
3) Sit back, relax, and score a free book.
Here are a few options to consider:
63 Dwelling in Picpus Station (Paris, France)
Pôle des arts graphiques (Toulouse, France)
Artificial Landscape (Montpellier, France)
High School Gymnasium (La Tourelle-a-Sarcelles, France)
Lycée Pierre Mendes (Montpellier, France)
Lycée Paul Valéry (Menton, France)