Combas uses natural stone to build "warm and robust" juvenile detention facility in Marseilles


This detention centre for minors in Marseilles offers an alternative to oppressive prison architecture through its muted material palette of natural stone and board-marked concrete.

Nice-based architecture office Combas was responsible for designing the facility in the Chutes Lavie neighbourhood of Marseille’s 13th arrondissement.

The studio was selected for the …read more