Building for hyperdensity. Public condenser by Muoto Architects

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Architects
Muoto. Gilles Delalex, Yves Moreau, Thomas Wessel-Cessieux
Team
Gilles Delalex, Yves Moreau, Paulo Neves, Anne Gerard, Andra Stanciu
Collaborators
Y Ingénierie, Bollinger & Grohmann, Alternative, Novorest
Client
Etablissement Public d’Aménagement Paris Saclay (EPAPS)
Program
Restaurant, cafeteria, indoor and outdoor sports facilities and various public spaces: a pedestrian square, street terraces, park ares for deliveries, bikes and cars
Area
4097 m²
Budget
€6,500,000
Dates
2011 – 2016
Awards
Award Equerre d’Argent 2016. Bauwelt-Preis 2017. ADC Awards 2017. Holcim Awards 2014
Photography
Maxime Delvaux, Studio Muoto.

Gilles Delalex, Yves Moreau. Muoto

Muoto Architects is an architectural firm that was founded in Paris in 2003 by Gilles Delalex and Yves Moreau. The firm combines scientific and artistic skills that allow it to cover different fields: architecture, urbanism, environmental design and scientific research. Muoto means "form" in Finnish.

Gilles Delalex, is a French architect. He completed his studies in Architecture at the ENSA Grenoble and McGill University Montreal. He is Urbanism Master and a PhD in Arts from the University Alvaro Aalto, Helsinki. He is currently a professor at the Architecture School Paris Malaquais, where he is leading the Theory, History and Project Department. Between 2004 and 2008 he was a guest lecturer at the l’Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées. Since 1998 he is a research fellow at the Liat Lab.

Yves Moreau is a Belgian-Dutch architect. He studied at the Ecole des Arts de Saint Luc in Brussels and obtained his degree in architecture at the Chalmers Teknista Högskala, Göteborg. Between 2000 and 2001 he collaborated with Blå Arkitektur Landskap. Between 2001 and 2006 he worked with Christian Dior Perfumes and Dominique Perrault. In 2008 he was awarded the Nouveaux Albums des Jeunes Architectes and Paysagistes.

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