E...TCETERA September 2016 n°15
Fort de France, Martinique (France)
Cool temperatures and transparency at the Appeals Court
The Fort-de-France Appeals Court, built opposite the former Courthouse, has generous volumes for welcoming, bright and comfortable spaces. "The building consists of a hollow parallelepiped, thus creating an urban breathing space, […] appearing like an object placed at the center of its urban setting" says Gilles Bouchez.