This striking coral architecture is a student housing building that was designed by French studio Atelier Fernandez & Serres. The coral-inspired patterns create a unique dwelling experience for students with a modern exterior design. The building is part of the Oceanological Observatory of Banyuls-sur-Mer, that is also joined with the Paris-based Université Pierre et Marie Curie.
Its ocean side location is built with a six story structure that emphasizes its mesh-like texture from a distance. This coral architecture also tries to resemble an actual reef from the sea shore, which makes it a remarkable building to visit. This unique design creates a welcoming experience for many student that plan to stay on residence at the university.