With its unique architecture and original design, the MahaNakhon Tower in Thailand doesn’t fail to impress. Surrounded by a ribbon of pixels and measuring 314 metres—a national record—it’s inauguration was as special as the tower itself; an extraordinary light and sound show held on 29 August. The MahaNakhon Tower: the tallest tower of Thailand Designed […]
Thursday October 19th, 2017
Opening of Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech, a haute couture building
On October 19, the new Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech was opened to the public. This haute-couture museum was imagined by the Studio KO architects, and designed & built by the teams of BYMARO, the Moroccan subsidiary of Bouygues Construction. This inauguration, which has received international media attention, is for BYMARO, the end of an exciting journey to deliver an exclusive and high end project to one of their most discerning clients.
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