Wilmotte et Associés Architects, Paris Architect, Architecture, Building, Design
Wilmotte et Associés SA, Architects
Contemporary French Architecture Practice
9 Dec 2015
Wilmotte et Associés – News
Latest Key Buildings by Wilmotte et Associés:
6 Pancras Square Kings Cross Central, London, England, UK
Date built: 2015
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6 Pancras Square Kings Cross
6 Pancras Square is a 49,385m2 office development on Argent’s 67 acre Kings Cross Central development. Exceptionally well connected with major railway stations, the building is an important component of the ground-breaking Kings Cross Central mixed-use development. The building, which has been developed by BNP Paribas Real Estate on behalf of AXA, has already been let to Google as part of their permanent relocation to Kings Cross.
27 Oct 2014
Allianz Riviera Stadium, Nice, south east France
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Allianz Riviera Stadium Nice by Wilmotte et Associés
A multipurpose eco-stadium designed by architects Wilmotte & Associés. The architectural parti was transparency, and special attention was paid to the stadium’s skin, eliminating the distinction between inside and outside and animating both the interior and exterior of the building.
Wilmotte et Associés – Key Projects
Featured Buildings by Wilmotte et Associés, alphabetical:
Tour Signal, La Défense, Paris, France
Shortlist of 5
Link: Tour Signal Paris
Museum of Islamic Art – Education Wing library, Doha, Qatar
Courtesy of the Museum of Islamic Art
Museum of Islamic Art Education Wing library
A new cultural icon for the Gulf region, opened its doors to the public on 1 Dec 2008
More projects by Wilmotte et Associés online soon
Location:Paris, France ‘
Wilmotte et Associés – Practice Information
Architect studio based in Paris
Wilmotte et Associés : Paris Architects
Gallery Design, Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar
Jean-Michel Wilmotte, architect, town-planner, interior architect and designer, founded his agency, Wilmotte & Associés, in 1975. Today, with a team of 135 people, the firm’s activities range from industrial design to architectural projects to town planning, furthering his concept of “interior architecture for cities.”
Wilmotte is perhaps best known for his work with I.M. Pei on the Grand Louvre in Paris, designing interiors for the new spaces located beneath Pei’s iconic pyramid. His museum work also includes the renovation of Lyon’s Museum of Fine Arts (1991-1998), restructuring Lisbon’s Chiado National Museum after it was devastated by fire in 1994, and designing the Pavillon des Sessions rooms dedicated to the Primitive Arts in the Louvre in Paris. He was principal architect on the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, which opened in Beijing, China in 2007. He is currently working on the restoration of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, due to re-open in 2009.
Wilmotte has received numerous prestigious awards for his work, including being inducted into the French Légion d’Honneur as a Chevalier, as well as the honour of being named a Commandeur des Arts et Lettres, Chevalier des Palmes Académiques and Ambassador for Peace of UNESCO.
In 2005, he launched the Wilmotte Foundation to encourage European architectural culture and link architecture, the preservation of heritage and contemporary design. It also helps gifted young architects at the start of their careers, teaching the importance of history’s impact on the future.
Wilmotte et Associés : French Architects
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