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  • 11.07.2019

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    Maine-montparnasse

    Paris, France
    11 July, 2019

    The jury selected the project of the team led by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners as the winner of the major urban planning consultation for the redevelopment of the Maine-Montparnasse districtin Paris.
    Design team: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Lina Ghotmeh, Michel Desvigne Paysagiste, Une Fabrique de la Ville

  • 08.07.2019

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    INAUGURATION OF GIRODET ISLAND

    Bourg-Lès-Valence, France
    July 8th, 2019

     

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  • 05.07.2019

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    Forum of Mediterranean Urban Projects

    Hyatt regency Nice
    Palais de la Méditerranée
    05 July, 2019

     

    For more than 25 years, Michel Desvigne has been working in the Port Marianne area, a former agricultural landscape on the outskirts of Montpellier. Through many projects, the "agricultural language" is transposed to other scales, and for other uses. A vast landscape structure is gradually being put in place, accompanying the urban metamorphosis of Montpellier.

     

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  • 20.06.2019

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    Landscape Architecture Series : Water

    Antica Locanda Solferino
    Via Castelfidardo 2, 20121 Milano, Italia
    20 june 2019

     

    The Landscape Architecture Series: Water cycle, organised by Fondazione Ordine Architetti di Milano and curated by Nina Bassoli - Lotus international, brings the protagonists of contemporary landscape design to Milan, offering a close look at some of the most important landscape projects carried out in recent years in Europe.

     

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  • 20.06.2019

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    Metamorfosi del mercato

    Assimpredili Ance, Sala Giunta
    Via San Maurilla 21, Milano, Italia
    20 june 2019, 17h30-19h30

     

    The Assimpredil Ance Study Centre has promoted a new cycle of meetings, called Market Metamorphosis, on the transformation and change of the construction market with exclusive interviews with those who are designing and building its boundaries.

     

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  • 20.06.2019

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    TRIENNALE DI MILANO 2019 : CITY LANDSCAPE

    Salone d’Onore e Teatro Agorà. Viale Alemagna, 6, Milano, Italia
    20 june 2019

     

    City_Brand & Tourism Landscape, International Symposium is back in its fifth edition, emphasizing once again that the landscape today plays important functions of general interest, on a cultural, ecological, environmental and social level, constitutes a resource favorable to the activity economic, and it is also an important element of the quality of life of the populations, of the urban areas and in the countryside, in degraded territories as in those of great quality.

     

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  • 07.06.2019

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    THE ROADS OF THE FUTURE GREAT PARIS

    Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Paris, France
    June 07th – September 01, 2019

    The Pavillon de l'Arsenal and 11 Parisian venues present, through the exhibition "Les Routes du futur du Grand Paris", the work on the prospective visions of the teams for the future of motorways, ring road, expressways or structuring roads by 2030 and 2050. Michel Desvigne Paysagiste is part of the Shared utility networks - SUN (Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners) team.

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  • 19.06.2019

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    INSERVITUDE

    Arc-en-rêve, Bordeaux, France
    June 19th – November 03rd 2019

    Inservitude (“Inservity”) brings together a collection of works of international reference, as well as experiences of thought and architectural creation that express a vision of the world. Projects that take us back in time (from 1980 to 2020) and into space, from Bordeaux or elsewhere, mark this exhibition, which invites landscape designers and architects.

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  • 06.06.2019

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    Phoenix territories, the proof by Euralens

    Atelier Projet Urbain N°47
    Louvre-Lens Museum, Lens, France, June 6th & 7th  2019
    Michel Desvigne : June 6th

    The Urban Project Workshop "Phoenix Territories" created and led by Ariella Masboungi will explore the social dynamics of the territory and the urban regeneration phenomena of the mining basin. Visits, debates and lectures will be organized over two days.

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  • 12.03.2019

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    2019 Public Ruimte Prize

    The requalification of the Lys quays in Kortrijk won the 2019 Infopunt Public Ruimte prize for the best public space in Flanders and Brussels. For the first time, the votes of the jury and the public consultation have chosen the same winning project.

    Infopunt Public Ruimte represents 150 Flemish cities and municipalities, provincial and regional government institutions, as well as private companies and organisations active in the field of public space.

     

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  • 13.02.2019

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    2019 AIA Honor Award

    Detroit East Riverfront, Michigan, US

     

    The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the recipients of the 2019 Institute Honor Awards. The Detroit East Riverfront Framework Plan received an Honor Award for regional and Urban Design, which recognizes the best in urban design, regional and city planning, and community development. The best planning accounts for the entire built environment, local culture, and available resources - modeling architecture's promise and true value to communities.


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  • 08.11.2018

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    Drawing?

    Ecole Nationale Supérieur d'Architecture de Paris-Belleville, Paris, France

    Thursday 8.11.2018 | Amphi Huet | 19:00

     

    Lecture series with the support of the Sto-Stiftung Foundation

     

    This year, the "November Talks" invite three international practitioners to talk about the relationship that representation has with the project in their practices, whether they take place on a landscape, city or architectural scale. Lectures organized and led by Françoise Fromonot.

     

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  • 31.05.2018

    inauguration

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    THE ROYAL MUSEUM FOR CENTRAL AFRICA IN TERVUREN (BE)

    The official opening date of the Royal Museum for Central Africa Tervuren (BE) has been announced: December 8, 2018 

  • 25.06.2018

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    Défis Urbains 2018 Prize

    Le Garance project is awarded « Défis Urbains 2018 » Prize,
    catégory : functional mixity
    Team : Métra+Associés, Michel Desvigne Paysagiste, Arcoba, Eiffage Construction

  • 22.06.2018

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    TRIENNALE DI MILANO 2018: CITY&BRAND LANDSCAPE

    Palazzo della Triennale. Milano, Italia

    “The Landscape as a strategy. The Quality of the Landscape for a Quality Architecture.”

     

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  • 20.06.2018

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    BEAUPASSAGE

    Paris, France
    Press Day for the delivery of the Beaupassage project: an island of shops and housing in the heart of the 7th district of Paris, next to the Maillol Museum, at the crossroads of rue du Bac, Boulevard Raspail and rue de Grenelle.

     

    Opening: August 25, 2018 

  • 28.05.2018

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    Inauguration of ilot A3, Lyon Confluence 2

    Lyon, France

     

    After two years of work, the A3 block of the Confluence, known as Ynfluences Square, was inaugurated on Friday 18 May. This first block of the ZAC 2 Lyon Confluence illustrates the principles of the master plan defined by the Herzog & de Meuron agency and landscape architect Michel Desvigne.

  • 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. The project will set up a global and structuring landscape vision for the 8 French communes within the perimeter of the National Interest Operation.
    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

    inauguration

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    Official inauguration of Vieille Lisse quays in Kortrijk

    Saturday, March 24th, Kortrijk, Belgium

  • 19.03.2018

    Award

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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

    lecture

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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

    inauguration

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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

    Award

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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

    lecture

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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

    exhibition

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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

    inauguration

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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

    lecture

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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

    Award

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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

    inauguration

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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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