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Pierre-Emmanuel MICHEL

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City Explorer

City atmospheres, architectures, landscapes in France, Paris, Bordeaux, Pau, Spain, the USA and the Philippines, discover, explore, and share via the photo cities, lights, atmospheres, cultures. The look may be new, full of freshness of novelty, or exercised to a city, then seeking detail, lighting, or history, to give a particular impact to the images. Street photography, Architecture, Dslr, compact, phone, nevermind the body, let's just picture it...

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

Visit the medieval village of Saint-Cirq-Lapopie on the Lot river, ranked among the most beautiful villages in France.

Cahors and the Valentré bridge

Cahors and the Valentré bridge

Visit of Cahors in the Lot, photographically nourished by the bridge Valentré, fortified bridge of the fourteenth century.

Pau Stadium at work

Pau Stadium at work

Visit with the Pavillon of Architecture of Pau of the stade du Hameau during its renovation process.

La Maison Baylaucq

La Maison Baylaucq

A la Maison Baylaucq à Pau avec le Pavillon de l'Architecture, visite de l'exposition "L’air de famille, portraits d’enfants de la collection Gramont", par Paul Mironneau,...

Bilbao old moon...

Bilbao old moon...

Coming back to the beautiful Basque city of Bilbao, with a tribute to the moon and the magnificent facades and lights of the capital of the province of Bizkaia.

Guggenheim Museum

Guggenheim Museum

Without authorizations in the galleries, express album that this first visit to the famous Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.

Stroll of Pau city's facades

Stroll of Pau city's facades

On 17 February 2017, the Pavillon de l'Architecture and the City of Pau organized an urban walk on the theme of the renovation of façades, as part of the mandatory...

Visit of St Cricq High School in Pau

Visit of St Cricq High School in Pau

Visit of St Cricq High School in Pau with de Pavillon of Architecture, discovering the new buildings conceived by Michel VAÏSSE, MVarchitectes Architecte Mandataire. Equipe...

01/01/17 : Paris/Seine

01/01/17 : Paris/Seine

Premier jour d'une année née sur la Seine...

Visite du collège Pierre Emmanuel

Visite du collège Pierre Emmanuel

Guided tour of the new Pierre Emmanuel High School in Pau by the architect Alexandre Lacaze, tour organised by the Pavillon de l'Architecture and the City of Pau.

Villa Mirasol

Villa Mirasol

Villa Mirasol, large mansion built in 1912 by architect Léonce Landes Leglise, is located at the confluence of the Douze and the Midou rivers, was recently transformed into a...

On Mont-de-Marsan river banks

On Mont-de-Marsan river banks

Sunset walk on a beautiful late autumn afternoon on the recent developments of the old port of Midouze, shortly after the confluence of the Douze and Midou rivers in Mont de...

The Panthéon of Mont-de-Marsan

The Panthéon of Mont-de-Marsan

Behind the Villa Mirasol in Mont-de-Marsan, is this ancient Pantheon, now a venue for art exhibitions.

Solferino

Solferino

The city of Solferino was created in the nineteenth century by Napoleon III, who did build those small experimental farms, now often abandoned.

Visits in San Sebastian

Visits in San Sebastian

Toward San Sebastian, Basque Country, for a new stage during the 2nd Month of Architecture in South Aquitaine, with a guided tour by the Basque architect Gloria Aristeguy.

The Tabakalera

The Tabakalera

Visit of the Tabakalera in San Sebastian, former tobacco factory, now International Centre of Contemporary Culture.

Real Club Naútico in San Sebastian

Real Club Naútico in San Sebastian

Lunch in the Salón Azul at the Real Club Naútico in San Sebastian, rationalist building of 1928-1929 by architects José Manuel Aizpurúa and Joaquin Labayen, also a meeting...

La Maison des architectes basco-navarrais

La Maison des architectes basco-navarrais

Visit of the Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos Vasco-Navarro, the house of architects of Basque Country and Navarre, with a conference ”Metropolitan Metamorphosis in Bilbao" by...

 Art and History in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Art and History in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Visiting the Art and History center and the library in Oloron-Sainte-Marie during the Month of Architecture.

Blackout on Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Blackout on Oloron-Sainte-Marie

A stormy evening in Oloron-Sainte-Marie painted in black after a general power cut... that last more than 24h for some !

Last moments in Roma

Last moments in Roma

Last couple hours again in Rome, spent pursuing the discovery of emblematic places, the Arch of Constantine, the Circus Maximus, Pantheon...

Porto Santo Stefano

Porto Santo Stefano

On the Tuscan coast, north of the promontory of Argentario, the village of Santo Stefano offers a great density of earthy colors that can be enjoyed on the arrival in this...

San Gimignano

San Gimignano

An afternoon in San Gimignano, near Siena in Tuscany, walled city famous for its high tower, the architecture of the 13-14th century, its several time world champion gelati...

St Peter's Church in Rome

St Peter's Church in Rome

Mostly its visitors, especially a red muse, inspiration of the moment... Thus so many different tints, united colors of Vatican...

Mother Teresa's

Mother Teresa's

Vatican discovery on the day of Mother Teresa's canonization, improvised story...

Via Frattina

Via Frattina

A few minutes inspired by light, a beautiful counter-light via Frattina in downtown Rome.

First steps in Roma

First steps in Roma

First moments, first steps in Rome, a long walk from Termini station to the Villa Borghese and return by the Via del Corso, and finish by the Colosseum with the ending day.

Paris Summertime

Paris Summertime

A new Parisian episode, the Seine River as recurrent motif of these photographic peregrinations.

Château de Pau guided tour.

Château de Pau guided tour.

Guided tour of the Château of Pau and of its park by Stéphane Thouin, Architect of Historical Monuments, visit organized by the Pavillon de l’Architecture, Thursday, July 7,...

Buren @ Louis Vuitton

Buren @ Louis Vuitton

Discover the contemporary art foundation Louis Vuitton in the Bois de Boulogne, Paris, dressed by the artist Daniel Buren, hosting in this early summer a selection of Chinese...

Bunchs of baptism

Bunchs of baptism

Excerpts of a Parisian baptismal at St. Bernadette chapel in Paris and then in the evening at the restaurant, during Germany-Italiy football game...

The Ocean City

The Ocean City

Architectural diving in the Cité de l'Ocean in Biarritz, lines, curves, lights, emptyness and materials, reflections, ...

Paris by Night from Tour Montparnasse

Paris by Night from Tour Montparnasse

Picturesque promenade on Paris at night from the top of the Montparnasse Tower.

Paris, comme-ci, comme ça

Paris, comme-ci, comme ça

Comme-ci, comme ça, randomly, according to walks or rendez-vous, instants, moments, ...

The 104

The 104

Besides the discovery of the place, former municipal funeral services, the opportunity to discover the current exhibitions, the Circulation(s), festival dedicated to young...

Toulouse by Night

Toulouse by Night

La nuit, le ciel est parfois plus coloré que la ville... Lumières de nuit dans la capitale Midi-Pyrénéenne.

Toulouse

Toulouse

Instants toulousain : la ville rose entre gris et orangés au fil des lumières....

Bordeaux, in between Chartrons and Quinconces

Bordeaux, in between Chartrons and Quinconces

City wandering in Bordeaux, starting on the Garonne river banks near the Pont de Pierre, then the Chartrons district, place des Quinconces, ...

Jaca, Aragon

Jaca, Aragon

A new visit in the city of Jaca, in the spanish province of Aragon, twin city of Oloron-Sainte-Marie, on the other side of the Pyrenees mountains.

La Tour de Bretagne

La Tour de Bretagne

32 stories to overlook the city of Nantes. From the summit of la Tour de Bretagne where niche Le Nid café designed by the graphic designer Jean Jullien, discover the city...

The island of the Machines

The island of the Machines

The islands of the Machines, the Machines of the Island, wandering out-of-season in the alleys of the former shipyards, transformed in a fantasy world...

A winter day in Nantes

A winter day in Nantes

Touristic wandering in the beautiful city of Nantes, a day time for a spontaneous discovery of its architectural, industrial, historical heritage...

Ducs de Bretagne's castle

Ducs de Bretagne's castle

Tourist tour in this landmark of the history of France, the Château des Ducs de Bretagne, a monument from the abundant historical heritage of the city of Nantes.

Paris...

Paris...

A couple pictures during a quick parisian stay....

La Cité de l'Architecture

La Cité de l'Architecture

Visit to the Cité de Chaillot to discover the permanent exhibitions and the temporary ones, actually : Chandigarh, 50 years after Le Corbusier and Renzo Piano Method, AUA.

Venice Biennale of contemporary art

Venice Biennale of contemporary art

Visit of the Arsenal in Venice for the 56th International Art Exhibition "All The World's Futures".

Venice by Night

Venice by Night

Arriving in Venice by night, discovering this incredible city, narrows streets, canals, this very special atmosphere....

Foto Industria 2015

Foto Industria 2015

Here's some of the 14 exhibits of the 2nd Biennale of Industrial photography in Bologna, Italy, an opportunity to visit iconic locations in the city.

Bologna by Night

Bologna by Night

Arriving at night, after the rain, discovering the charm of Bologna, its architectural power ...

La Torre del Tempo

La Torre del Tempo

Inspired by the architecture and the composition of the place, aside the visit of Hein Gorny exhibit during Foto Industria festival, a somehow abstract visit the Torre del...