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  • 11.04.2018

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    Les rendez-vous métropolitains : Montpellier, an urban policy in continuity

    Cité de l’architecture et du Patrimoine, Paris, France
    Wednesday April 11th, 19h

     

    For thirty years, Montpellier's urban policy has created the conditions for one of the strongest demographic growth in the country. Conducted in continuity, but reconfigured mandate after mandate, it will be analyzed through the Port-Marianne district.

     

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  • 20.03.2018

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    Quartier des magasins généraux, Aubervilliers / Saint-Denis

    MDP wins the call for tender about the urban and landscape study on the open spaces of the EMGP district, straddling the districts of Aubervilliers and Saint-Denis.
    Team: MDP Michel Desvigne Paysagist : lead consultant, Tugec, Urban-éco.

  • 27.03.2018

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    Alzette-belval

    MDP wins the Alzette-Belval cross-border landscape redevelopment project. It will provide the French and Luxembourg municipalities included in the scope of the "project of national interest" with a global and structuring landscape vision.
    Team: MDP Michel Desvigne Paysagiste : lead consultant, Ville Ouverte, Egis

  • 19.03.2018

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    Euralens chaîne des Parcs

    MDP was assigned the project management assistance for the implementation of the « Chaîne des parcs du bassin minier ». Initiated by MDP since 2013, it provides a park system in a vast area of nearly 2 400 ha, including 100 km of paths and 7 major parks.
    Project team: MDP Michel Desvigne Paysagiste (lead consultant), Ville Ouverte, Algoe, Biotope, Cabinet Huet.

  • 24.03.2018

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    Official inauguration of Vieille Lisse quays in Kortrijk

    Saturday, March 24th, Kortrijk, Belgium

  • 19.03.2018

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    2017 ILASLA Award

    Detroit East Riverfront, Michigan, US

     

    The Detroit East Riverfront Framework Plan —a plan for the revitalization of 2.2 miles of Detroit's historic but long-neglected East Riverfront District—won an Honor Award in the Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ILASLA).  The annual program recognizes individuals or organizations that have enhanced the Illinois landscape or promoted the profession of landscape architecture.

     

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  • 08.03.2018

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    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: Landscape lecture

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA, US
    March 8, 2018, 7pm, Calderwood Hall

     

    The Landscape Lectures are annual series of engaging and inspirational presentations from leading voices in the field of landscape architecture. Internationally renowned designers present their recent work articulating landscape as a medium of design for the social, cultural, and ecological life of the city.

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  • 08.01.2018

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    PORTRAIT : MDP MICHEL DESVIGNE PAYSAGISTE

    Agency portrait published as a supplement to AMC 264, November 2017

    This portrait, in the form of an interview, focuses on MDP approach to composition, illustrated by a selection of ordinary photographs of projects, some of them quite novel, which rely on the effects of time. 

     

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  • 19.11.2017

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    BIENNALE DI ARCHITETTURA DI PISA

    Pisa, Italia
    November 14th – 28th, 2017

     

    Pisa Biennial returns for its second edition this year. The main focus will be on the long-lasting relationship between water, architecture and public space. The requalification of Marseille Vieux-Port by MDP has been selected among a set of outstanding projects and singular approaches.

     

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  • 06.09.2017

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    NEW CAMPUS FOR BERGGRUEN INSTITUTE

    Los Angeles, CA, US

    Herzog & de Meuron, in collaboration with Michel Desvigne Paysagiste, Inessa Hansch architect and executive architect Gensler, have revealed designs for a new “Scholars’ Campus” for global think tank the Berggruen Institute to be located in the Santa Monica Mountains overlooking the city of Los Angeles.
    (image Herzog & de Meuron)

     

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  • 14.09.2017

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    Landscape Collection, 1987-2017

    Arc en rêve, centre d’architecture, Bordeaux, France
    September 14th – October 1st 2017

     

    “Landscape Collection 1987-2017”: the meeting of 19 landscape architects, architects, urban planners and designers who helped open the field of contemporary landscape thinking.

  • 24.09.2017

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    AGORA 2017, Biennal of Bordeaux: Architecture - Urbanism - Design

    September 24th 2017. Hangar 14, Bordeaux, France.
    14h00 – 15h00: « Draw me a landscape »
    15h00 – 17h00: A tribute to Michel Corajoud

     

    September 20-24th 2017. Hangar 14, Bordeaux, France.
    Movies : "moving landscapes"
    “Mirror left bank / right bank”, interview with Michel Corajoud, landscape architect for the left bank dock, and Michel Desvigne, landscape architect of Parc aux Angéliques right bank. 

  • 01.09.2017

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    Official inauguration of Presqu’ile de Caen public spaces

    Friday September 1st, Caen, France

  • 27.06.2017

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    Architectures japonaises à Paris

    Pavillon de l'Arsenal, Paris, France

    From June 27 th to September 24th, several MDP projects' will be shown at "ARCHITECTURES JAPONAISES À PARIS, 1867- 2017". 

     

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  • 09.06.2017

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    TRIENNALE DI MILANO AWARD

    Palazzo della Triennale. Milano, Italia.
    City&Brand Landscape Award, special section: iconic landscape.

  • 09.06.2017

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    TRIENNALE DI MILANO : CITY&BRAND LANDSCAPE

    Palazzo della Triennale. Milano, Italia
    “The Landscape as a strategy. The Quality of the Landscape for a Quality Architecture.” This is the third edition of an international event that was created with the shared objective of establishing light reflection on landscape projects.

     

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  • 01.06.2017

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    LANDSCAPE PROJECT AS CONDITION OF DENSITY

    Annual seminar of State Paysagistes-conseils, Bordeaux, France.
    This seminar will be an opportunity to approach from the perspective of the landscape, the conditions of acceptability of a certain urban densification.

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  • 29.06.2017

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    The AIVP Days: Competing through port-city animation

    Le Carré des Docks, Le Havre, France
    Key Note speech by Michel Desvigne Paysagiste and Inessa Hansch Architecte, about Southampton quay project in Le Havre. Located in the downstream part of the large maritime port, this seafront serves as an interface between the industrial world of the port and the urban world of the city center.

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  • 19.04.2017

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    Cité de l'architecture : les rendez-vous métropolitains

    Michel Desvigne will participate in a round table devoted to the requalification of Le Havre and its seafront.

    Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 7pm.

     

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  • 15.03.2017

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    JARDINS. Grand Palais, Paris, France

    From March 15 th to July 24th, several MDP projects' will be shown at "Jardins", an exhibition organized by the Réunion des musées nationaux – Grand Palais, Paris, France.

     

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  • 06.03.2017

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    Bourg-les-Valence : Ile Girodet

    MDP wins the urban and landscape design of the “Ile Girodet” in Bourg-les-valence (France). Team : MDP Michel Desvigne Paysagiste, Ney + partners (lead consultant), Menard paysage et urbanisme, OTEIS, Scène Publique.

  • 14.12.2016

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    Montluçon Public spaces

    MDP wins the competition for the redevelopment of the city of Montluçon (France).
    Team: MDP Michel Desvigne Paysagiste / BAU Joan Busquets (lead consultant) / Atelier 4 / Merlin. 

     

  • 01.10.2016

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    Il parco centrale di Prato

    MDP wins the competition for the urban park of the city of Prato (Italy).
    Team : MDP Michel Desvigne Paysagiste (lead consultant) / OBR Paolo Brescia e Tommaso Principi. 

  • 01.10.2016

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    Campus Jussieu

    Inauguration of Jussieu campus, Paris (France) : Saturday October 1st, 2016. 
    Team: Michel Desvigne Paysagiste, Architectre studio (lead consultant). 

  • 23.09.2016

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    In-Situ : 4th Architecture and Urbanism Biennale, Caen

    Michel Desvigne participates in the 4th Architecture and Urbanism Biennale, Caen 2016. He will take part in the "conference-debate"  with Inessa Hansch, François Grether, Winy Maas, Bertrand Schippan and Emmanuel Heyraud.

     

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  • 30.07.2016

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    Défis Urbains Prize

    Michel Desvigne Paysagiste is awarded " Défis Urbains 2016 " Prize for the redevelopment of access to the Garonne from Saint-Pierre Square.
    This realization is part of an overall project revalorizing the public spaces of the heart of Toulouse city. 
    Team: Michel Desvigne Paysagiste, Joan Busquets urban-planner (lead consultant).

     

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  • 03.06.2016

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    Quai rive Neuve, Old Port of Marseille

    Inauguration of the second phase of the pedestrianization project of the Old Port of Marseille (France). 
    Team: Michel Desvigne Paysagiste (lead consultant) / Foster+Partners / Tangram Architectes / Ingérop.

  • 11.04.2016

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    Detroit East Riverfront District

    Michel Desvigne Paysagiste is selected by the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy and the City of Detroit Planning Department to develop a comprehensive plan for the city’s East Riverfront District. Team: Michel Desvigne Paysagiste / Skidmore, Owings & Merrill SOM (lead consultant) /  HR&A Advisors / Mohsen Mostafavi

     

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  • 02.04.2016

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    XXI triennale di Milano : Architecture as Art

    A temporary garden designed by MDP on the occasion of the XXIth Triennial in Milan is exhibited until September 12th. Designed as a micro-nursery, it takes place on the outskirts of the Pirelli HangarBicocca.

     

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  • 24.10.2016

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    Triangle de Gonesse

    Michel Desvigne Paysagiste wins the urban and landscape design of the 250 hectares of the Triangle de Gonesse. 
    Team: Michel Desvigne Paysagiste / Güller Güller (Lead consultant) / Van Beek  / TVK / Artelia

     

  • 04.02.2016

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    "Réinventer Paris", Pavillon de l'Arsenal

    Exhibition of the winners from the call for projects "To reinvent Paris". Michel Desvigne Paysagiste presents his project of the site of Morland.

     

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  • 03.02.2016

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    Morland Tower

    MDP wins the competition for the renovation of Morland Tower, located in Paris, 4th arrondissement. 
    Team: Michel Desvigne Paysagiste / David Chipperfield Architects (lead consultant) / Calq Architecture / Olafur Eliasson, Studio Other Spaces, intervention artistique 

     

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