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Building study: Lacaton & Vassal’s renovation of a Bordeaux housing estate

Lacaton & Vassal, with Frédéric Druot Architecture and Christophe Hutin Architecture, won the 2019 Mies van der Rohe Award with their renovation of three blocks of a 1960s slab estate in Bordeaux with the addition of an outer skin of winter gardens, writes Catherine Slessor. Photography Philippe Ruault

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