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The Georges-Freche School of Hotel Management in Montpellier, France is as much a sculpture as it is a functional mixed-use facility. Comprised of two main buildings connected by foot bridges and wrapped in a recyclable anodized aluminum skin, the project was officially inaugurated this month. It was designed by Studio Fuksas and it completely transforms the ZAC Port Marianne area in the western part of the city.

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  1. Eithan September 26, 2012 at 6:14 am

    It’s really amazing and this type of projects will save our nature and environment. Because rooftop photovoltaic panels on the first building and management apartments provide renewable energy for part of the school. While we’ve certainly seen greater commitments to sustainability, the Georges-Freche School of Hotel Management might just be the most beautiful of its kind.I think this type of projects should open in every country. I think we should support PALS because PALS is working for Waste management recycling and PALS is a group of environmentally conscious people who love pure air want to live in a cleaner.

  2. Alucobond Europe September 25, 2012 at 12:11 pm

    Please note that the skin is not of anodized aluminium, but of ALUCOBOND® composite panels in Anodized Look, which has a lacquered surface matching the EURAS standard !!!

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