Yves Lion

Architect Paris / France

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Yves Lion
Yves Lion was born in Casablanca in 1945 and is an architect, urban planner and teacher. He has been involved in promoting urban architecture since creating his agency in 1974 with almost 6,000 social and private properties up to now. He is devoted to the city and has carried out urban projects all over France (Plaine Saint-Denis, the Neuhof area in Strasbourg, Cité de la Méditerranée in Marseille, Masséna-Bruneseau on the Left Bank in Paris, re-planning the Villeneuve area in Grenoble) and abroad. He has worked with numerous international consultancies (Antwerp, Basel, Berlin, Beirut, Casablanca, Tetouan, Tokyo, Seoul, Mecca etc.) and was involved in consultations in the Grand Paris initiative in 2009 with the Descartes group. His creations, namely public facilities, have been awarded numerous prizes (recognition for the Draguignan law courts at the Équerre d’Argent architecture ceremony in 1983, the Équerre d’Argent for the Blérancourt Franco-American Museum in 1989 and for the French Embassy in Beirut in 2003). 2007 winner of the French urban planning award, the Grand Prix de l’Urbanisme, Yves Lion has also acted as vice president for the Climat et Energie du Grenelle de l’Environnement Group and teaches at the ENSAvt school, which he founded with a group of teachers and managed from 1997 to 2001.
Yves Lion
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Yves Lion was born in Casablanca in 1945 and is an architect, urban planner and teacher. He has been involved in promoting urban architecture since creating his agency in 1974 with almost 6,000 social and private properties up to now. He is devoted to the city and has carried out urban projects all over France (Plaine Saint-Denis, the Neuhof area in Strasbourg, Cité de la Méditerranée in Marseille, Masséna-Bruneseau on the Left Bank in Paris, re-planning the Villeneuve area in Grenoble) and abroad. He has worked with numerous international consultancies (Antwerp, Basel, Berlin, Beirut, Casablanca, Tetouan, Tokyo, Seoul, Mecca etc.) and was involved in consultations in the Grand Paris initiative in 2009 with the Descartes group. His creations, namely public facilities, have been awarded numerous prizes (recognition for the Draguignan law courts at the Équerre d’Argent architecture ceremony in 1983, the Équerre d’Argent for the Blérancourt Franco-American Museum in 1989 and for the French Embassy in Beirut in 2003). 2007 winner of the French urban planning award, the Grand Prix de l’Urbanisme, Yves Lion has also acted as vice president for the Climat et Energie du Grenelle de l’Environnement Group and teaches at the ENSAvt school, which he founded with a group of teachers and managed from 1997 to 2001.