edouard francois: new club med in senegal edouard francois: new club med in senegal
feb 18, 2009

edouard francois: new club med in senegal

‘new club med’ suite, senegal by edouard francois – completed project image © edouard francois

 

 

we have just received a beautiful book on the work of edouard francois. in the next few days we will publish a review on it. in the meantime here is one of his projects that is featured – the ‘new club med’ resort, senegal. the new club med resort in senegal is comprised of suites designed in the shape of peanuts. elevated with wooden poles each structure is wrapped and woven using straw and wood, imitating the skin texture of a peanut.

http://www.edouardfrancois.com

 

 

‘new club med’ suite – detail image © edouard francois

 

 

wooden structure of ‘new club med’ suite image © edouard francois

 

 

construction of ‘new club med’ suites using geodesic panels image © edouard francois

 

 

‘new club med’ luxury suite made from straw image © edouard francois

 

 

‘new club med’ suites above mangroves

 

 

‘new club med’ suites above mangroves

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