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Architecture October, 6 2011

Skatable Museum in Biarritz

Biarritz is internationally known as one of France’s most premier surf spots. Apparently the city embraces the skate and surf culture so much that the Cité de l’Océan et du Surf Museum was designed with lines taken straight from the skate park. From a kidney pool shaped skylight, to quarterpipe-style walls in the garden, Steven Holl dialed in the skate/surt aesthetic flawlessly when designing this place. More looks after the jump.

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