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Communauté des Communes des Monts du Pilat

 

Name of the project: Design consultancy for the renovation of commercial facades in Saint-Genest- Malifaux and Bourg-Argental
Name of the project in local language: Mission de conseils en design pour la rénovation des façades commerciales à Saint-Genest- Malifaux et Bourg-Argental
Location: Communauté des Communes des Monts du Pilat, France
Time period: Since 2020
Key words: Culture, Design
Level of participation: Partnership (only for shopkeepers)

The project, located in the centre streets of Bourg-Argental and Saint-Genest-Malifaux, is a work of re-reading of the local urban landscape. The aim was to raise awareness among shopkeepers of the need to renovate their signs and shop-fronts, using the skills of graphic designers, in order to strengthen the commercial attractiveness of town centres and trigger a virtuous dynamic.

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Dunières

 

Name of the project: Local people tell the story of the town of Dunières
Name of the project in local language: Des habitants racontent le bourg de Dunières
Location: Dunières, France
Time period: From 2013 to 2021
Key words: Architecture, Urban Planning, Map, Subjectivity, Memory
Level of participation: Partnership

This project is a part of the urban study on revitalising Dunières town centre. There, a participatory sensitive-type approach was proposed. The activity attempted to reveal the vernacular history and heritage of Dunières. The aim was to uncover information, curiosity, the cultural and human potential of this territory which is not encompassed in more objective studies.

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Genilac town centre

 

Name of the project: Frontage, revealing greenery
Name of the project in local language: Frontage, révéler le végétal
Location: Genilac town center
Time period: Since 2018
Key words: Culture, Design
Level of participation: Consultation

The creative work is a landscaping project in the historic centre of Genilac, which aims to reorganise the area with a pedestrian strip and a frontage strip. The purpose of the project was to give the residents an incentive to re-appropriate the space outside their houses, highlight the front doors and regreen the street. The intention was to create a filter between homes and the public spaces.

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Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

 

Name of the project: Cieux Rock Trail
Name of the project in local language: Chemin des Roches à Cieux
Location: Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, France
Time period: From 2021 to 2022
Key words: Culture, Tourism
Level of participation: Consultation

The project consists in the creation of a trail in Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez and around its direct vicinity. This trail goes through the Old Chartreuse, the few streets of the village and natural spaces. The aim of the project is to encourage visitors to explore the surroundings a little further to get to know other aspects of the village. The goal is the development of slow and green tourism in the area.

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Unieux

 

Name of the project: Agora Bench
Name of the project in local language: Le banc à palabres
Location: Unieux, France
Time period: Since 2014
Key words: Culture
Level of participation: Consultation

The Agora Bench was part of the creation of the new Nelson Mandela Park in the town. This project simply consists of the installation of a monumental circular nine-meter bench in the middle of the park, where several footpaths and cycling ways cross. The aim of this project was to create an inter-generational meeting point in the town, where people can gather in a pleasant environment.

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  • Partner: Saint-Étienne - France