Architecture for the table
by Adeline Seidel | 11/12/2017
There are many architects who are passionate about designing not only buildings, but also small structures for everyday use. Why is that so?
Dominique Perrault Architecture
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1978 Diploma in architecture (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris)
1979 Higher diploma in town planning (Ecole supérieure des Ponts et Chaussée, Paris)
1980 Postgraduate degree in history (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris)
1981 Opening of his office in Paris and first built work: factory Someloir in Châteaudun, France.
1983 Winner of the Programme for New Architecture (PAN XII)
1984 First notable project: ESIEE (academy for engineers of electronics and electrical engineering), Marne-la-Vallée, France.
1989 Winner of the international competition for the French National Library in Paris.
1990 Completion of the Hôtel Industriel Jean-Baptiste Berlier in Paris. As its first tenant Dominique Perrault is setting up his office to build the National Library. The building receives the "Equerre d'argent" in 1990 and the "Constructa Preis" in 1992.
1992 Winner of the international competition for the Velodrome and Olympic Swimming Pool in Berlin, Germany. Opening of an office in Berlin.
1993 Great National Prize of Architecture, France.
1995 Inauguration of the French National Library by François Mitterrand on March 23.
1996 Winner of the international competition for the town hall of Innsbruck in Austria.
1997 Mies van der Rohe Pavilion Award for the French National Library.
First direct order: factory Aplix in Cellier-sur-Loire, France, which receives the "World Architecture Award" in Hong Kong, first prize for best industrial building in 2001.
2000 Opening of an office in Luxembourg for the extension of the Court of Justice of the European Communities in Luxembourg.
2002 Winner of the international competition for the New Olympic Tennis and Multisports Center, Madrid, Spain.
Opening of the town hall of Innsbruck and Winner of the competition for the urban planning of Donau-City centre in Vienna in Austria.
2003 Winner of the international competition for the New Building of the State Academic Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg in Russia.
2004 Winner of the international competition for the Ewha Womans University Campus Centre in Seoul in Korea.
2006 Creation of DPA Spain.