06-08-12 // BOARD IS PART OF THE ATELIER INTERNATIONAL GRAND PARIS
BOARD is part of the group, led by STAR, that has been choosen as one of the new six teams of architects and urban planners appointed by the Atelier International Grand Paris (AIGP) to be part of the Scientific Committee for the mission: Grand Paris: pour une métropole durable. The project is referred to be the most ambitious since Haussmann‘s plan for Paris in the 19th century.
Grand Paris (Greater Paris) is the name of an initiative launched by French President Nicolas Sarkozy for “a new global plan for the Paris metropolitan region” It has led to a new transportation master plan for the Paris region and to plans to develop several areas around Paris.
The jury was chaired by Pierre Mansat, deputy Mayor of Paris. The Atelier International Grand Paris was created in 2010 with the support from the President of the French Republic as an answer to the consultation launched by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication in 2008 to envision a sustainable development of the Greater Paris area. The aim of l’ AIGP is to study, propose, and advice the French Government in all the fields related to architecture and urban planning for the sustainable development of the Greater Paris Area.
STAR’s team is composed of architects and urban planners and will be working with:
-collaborator: Bernd Upmeyer, (BOARD, Rotterdam) architect, urbanist, and editor-in-chief of MONU magazine of urbanism
-expert consultants and advisors: Georges Zouein and Marwan Zouein (GAIA Heritage, Paris –Beirut) advisors for management and economics of cultural and natural heritage; Raphaël Ménard -Director, Loubliana Petroff and Paul Azzopardi, (Elioth, Paris); engineers consultants for sustainable development, energy, and environment; Kai van Hasselt, (Shinsekai Analysis, Amsterdam) cultural and urban trend analysts; Yann Collandre (Lyn Capital, Paris), real state and financial advisor.
The fifteen teams that compose the scientific committee are (in alphabetical order):
•ATELIER CASTRO DENISSOF (mandataire Roland Castro),
•DEVILLERS ET ASSOCIES (mandataire Christian Devillers),
•FGP(a) (mandataire Philippe Gazeau),
•ANTOINE GRUMBACH & ASSOCIES (mandataire Antoine Grumbach),
•AGENCE FRANCOIS LECLERCQ /ATELIERS LION & ASSOCIES / AGENCE MARC MIMRAM / ATELIER ALFRED PETER (mandataire François Leclercq),
•LIN /FINN GEIPEL, GIULIA ANDI (mandataire Finn Geipel),
•BRES + MARIOLLE ET ASSOCIES (mandataire Béatrice Mariolle),
•MVRDV avec ACS et AAF (mandataire Winy Maas),
•DPA (mandataire Dominique Perrault),
•AGENCES ELISABETH ET CHRISTIAN DE PORTZAMPARC (mandataire Christian de Portzamparc),
•ROGERS STIRK HARBOUR + Partners (mandataire Mike Davis),
•STUDIO 012_BERNARDO SECCHI & PAOLA VIGANO (mandataire Paola Vigano),
•SEURA (mandataire David Mangin),
•STAR strategies + architecture (mandataire Beatriz Ramo),
•TVK Trévelo et Viger-Kohler / Acadie / Güller Güller (mandataire Pierre Alain Trévelo et Antoine Viger-Kohler).