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Present and past news from Cantercel.

Build with light earth

The last course of the year 2018, from 12 to 14 September. It will focus on the methods of building in light earth: banched straw earth, bricks, adobe … Theory and practice with Olivier Scherrer from Ecoterre.

Rendez-vous with Hervé Baley

Some of the works of Hervé Baley are evoked in the exhibition “May 68, architecture too! “at the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine (16 May / 17 September), and on 31 May at the Volume bookshop, for the launch... Read More

End and beginning of the year

This is an organic ritual that places us in the great outdoors. Know where we come from, we will know where we are going. Happy holidays to all to get through this transition period.

A new floor for L’Oreillette

A new floor for our poégîte l’Oreillette… For a range of renewed sensations of space: density, light, expansion, refocusing… The material is a note that varies the harmonics. The new bamboo floor is laid by Wanwood, a cabinetmaker in Cantercel.

Sensorialities in 2018

Sensorialities will be the theme of 2018, notably during the summer academies from 5 to 8 July, co-organised with the IFMA France association (international forum man & architecture): “sensitive dimensions of architecture: perception and lived experience of inhabited space.

October 7, 2017 habitat visit

Guided tour of the Cantercel site. Accompanied by an architect all along the visit, you will experienced the space of Cantercel’s different habitats, learn about their designs and achievements, discover a new approach to living spaces and thus take another... Read More

Geometry and the experience of the body-space

Workshop from 13 to 15 October 2017 with Valérie de la Dehesa artist photographer, Claudia Nonollo artist architect, Jorge Caminero architect researcher. “La géométrie et l’expérience du corps-espace dans l’art contemporain et l’architecture”, du vendredi 13 octobre 2017 soir au... Read More

Heritage Day 2017

Sunday, September 17, 2017. For this visit organised as part of the Heritage Days, rendez-vous at 2 pm at the source of the Goutal to follow the water path, walk in the morning from the village of La Vacquerie. A... Read More

Resonance… inside… outside

Alain Kremski and Katelyne Ostyn for a vibrant summer. The concerts of this summer 2017 will make the intimate and the landscape vibrate… Alain Kremski with Tibetan singing bowls on July 19th and Katelyne Ostyn on August 19th with sacred... Read More

GRECOACTE, 17 and 18 June 2017

GRECOACTE, 17 and 18 June 2017 on the island of Evia, two hours from Athens GrecoActe is an event combining contemporary art, nature, tradition and mythology, organised in partnership with Cantercel. An opportunity to discover another experimental site dedicated to... Read More

Workshop of students in timber construction

Future engineers and architects at Cantercel. From 24 to 29 April 2017, students and professors from the Higher Technical School of Wood in Biel, Switzerland, will come to design and experiment with new structures.
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