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Chemetov & Huidobro – Key Projects

Featured Building by this Parisian architecture practice:

Ministry of Finance Building, Bercy, Paris, France
Date built: 1982

Ministère de l’Économie et des Finances, Paris:
Ministry of Finance Building, Bercy, Paris, France, design by Chemetov & Huidobro
photo : Fred Romero from Paris, France, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia CommonsMore architecture design projects online soon

Location: Paris, France, western Europe

Architects Practice Information

Architect office led by Paul Chemetov / Borjo Huidobro

Chemetov was born in Paris, France, in 1928.

Borja Huidobro was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1936.

A major architectural award for Paul Chemetov: Grand prix national de l’architecture (1980).

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Chemetov was born in Paris in 1928. As a student, he belonged to the Union of Communist Students. He graduated from the National School of Fine Arts in 1959.

He taught at the École des Ponts ParisTech until 1989, at which time he switched to the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. In 1961, he joined the AAU. He has designed several buildings with Borja Huidobro (b. 1936, Santiago, Chile) since 1983.

He has received several awards and honors including the Grand prix national de l’architecture (1980), Officer of the Legion of Honour, Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, and Officer of the Ordre national du Mérite. He is the father of landscape architect Alexandre Chemetoff, who won the Grand Prix de l’urbanisme in 2000. He also has two daughters Marianne – who married to famous cinematographer Darius Khondji and Agnès Chemetoff.

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Hôtel Lutetia, 45 Boulevard Raspail, Saint-Germain-des-Prés, 6th arrondissement
Renewal Design: Jean-Michel Wilmotte Architects
Hotel Lutetia Paris building
photograph courtesy of architects office
Hôtel Lutetia
After being acquired by The Set and closed for four years of restoration, Lutetia is finally re-opening its fabled doors on 15th May, beginning a new chapter in the wonderous life of this iconic hotel.

Hôtel d’entreprises Binet, Rue René Binet, Porte de Montmartre district, north-west Paris
Design: AZC Atelier Zündel Cristea, Architects
Binet Business Hotel Paris Building
photo : Sergio Grazia
Binet Business Hotel
The Porte de Montmartre district is a sector of economic and social reconquest, through a Great Urban Renovation Project (GPRU).

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