November - December 2016

Venice Architecture Biennale l Seconde Main l Brittany Architecture Award l Grand Palais l Selection of books

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The Guest

Franck Boutté

LAN invites you to meet THE GUEST. A bi-monthly rendez-vous which highlights a striking personality for the studio: artist, fellow, co-worker, inspiring people, … Discover with us, the guest of the month: Franck Boutté.

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Brittany Architecture Award

The project of the City-Hall of Saint-Jacques de la Lande has been awarded by the Brittany Architecture Award.


GSAPP Columbia

Umberto Napolitano will begin teaching in the university of GSAPP Columbia of New-York, in January 2017.

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Mies Magazine

Mies team met LAN and will present the video interview in Paris, at the Capela on the 22nd of November.

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10 years of Undo-Redo

LAN works with Undo-Redo since many years. The 8th of November, the sudio celebrated its 10 years of existence. At this occasion, an exhibition was organised. The scenography was set by LAN.


Inhabiting Artefacts

Standing with Liza Fior (London), Aristide Antonas (Athens), et Pier Vittorio Aureli (Dogma - Brussells), LAN is invited to contribute to the symposium Inhabiting Artefacts by the University of Syracuse, in London on the 31st of October.



Following the competition of the Grand-Palais won in 2014, the schematic development began this Automn. We will keep you posted about the progressing of this monumental project.


16th Forum of Urban Projects

The « Forum des projets urbains » is an information platform about the main urban settlement operations at the French and European scales. The political and technical leaders as well as the settlement actors exchange and participate to the presentation of major urban projects. LAN will have the opportunity to present the urban project of the Saint-Urbain plot in Strasbourg.


Seconde Main, Seconde Peau

The Art School of Beauvaisis and the CAUE de l'Oise organize the cycle of conferences "Seconde main, Seconde peau". As part of it, LAN will give a lecture on the 9th of November in the CAUE de l'OIse : "La peau dans le projet architectural », with the presentation of the project of Bure, the archives centre of EDF.


Membership in the Académie d'Architecture

Since the 6th of October, Umberto Napolitano is a member of the Académie d'Architecture, you can discover his speech here.


Trophée Or du Cadre de Vie

The project of the student residences in Gif-sur-Yvette was awarded by fimbACTE. It won the "Trophée Or du Cadre de Vie".



Architecture Biennale of Venice

The 15th edition of the International Architecture Exhibition of Venice nears the end. The dismantling is planned for the first week of December. One month left to enjoyf it !




The 81 issue of the Archistorm magazine integrates an article about the participation of LAN to the 15th edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale.


Selection of books

by Samuel Hoppe, VOLUME's bookseller

For the end of this year, LAN shares with you a selection of books. They are commented and presented by Samuel Hoppe, the director of the library VOLUME in Paris. 7 books hold our attention, in regards with their link to the actuality of the studio as well as for their rich content.