Hotel du Departement
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Architect Alsop and Stormer
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Location Marseille, France   map
Date 1994   timeline
Building Type regional government headquarters
 Construction System glass and steel, fabric coverings
Climate warm temperate
Style Sculptural High Tech Modern
Notes By Will Alsop. Sleek, airfoil-sectioned horizontal objects on legs offset the main buildings block. Ove Arup and Partners, engineers.
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Discussion Hotel du Departement Commentary

"Combines civic grandeur with technological fetishism."

- AR vol CXCVI, 10/1994, p26.

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The Architectural Review, October 1994, Volume CXCVI. p26.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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