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Live Architecture Festival Montpellier

ephemeral contemporary works and private mansions

Next edition from June 14th to 18th 2023
Live Architecture Festival Montpellier

What is it ?

The Festival des Architectures Vives (Live Architecture Festival Montpellier) in Montpellier will surprise you.

It draws your attention, for the unusual and contemporary works being installed in the interior courtyards of private
mansions, these iconic heritage sites of the city.

During a tour in the historic center of Montpellier, you will be introduced to a contemporary architectural heritage revisited by young architects.

Thus, the surprising and often interactive installations, raise public awareness of architecture, an invitation to participate and make discover the rich heritage of the city.

Focus on the 2023 edition

The 2023 edition will take place from June 14th to 18th and will be on the topic of sacredness.

In the meantime, discover the festival on video!



The Festival is free !


Download the schedule here – available soon

How to go there ?

Where does it take place ? In the private mansions in the city center


The FAV is also a poetic walk for everybody

The artworks, carried out specifically in harmony with the court in which they are exposed, are unique and last only during the festival.

Each year a different theme, for our greatest pleasure always renewed!

Some themes of the previous editions: the tenth, sensuality, souvenir, surprise, meeting, light and shadow…