Chantemerle, 2017.

Puy Saint Vincent is just above Vallouise where Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president of the French Republic, announced in a speech in 1977 the decree that would put an end to these huge constructions in the French Alps.

After 1977, it was decided to build more mountainous buildings, but not necessarily respecting the traditional architecture for this more southern part of the French Alps. All wooden kinds of buildings stand close to another in the valley. La Salle les Alpes, France, 2016.

Secondary housing, they have often stayed in the same state for the last 40 years. Here you can see the original curtains. La Salle les Alpes, 2017.

La Salle les Alpes, 2017.

La Salle les Alpes, 2017.

Movie theater, La Salle les Alpes, 2017.

The valley still has a traditional atmosphere, somehow frozen in time. Saint-Chaffrey, France, 2016.

La Salle les Alpes, 2016.

Here snow is rare because it is already late in the season, but with an hypothesis of plus 4 degrees in 2100, only one third of the resorts will be viable in France.

Artificial snow will be the usual. La Salle les Alpes, April 2017.

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