The office was created in 2009 by Thibaut Barrault and Cyril Pressacco. Its activity is shared between urban projects and metropolitan strategies, buildings’ conception and construction, research and teaching. Today, twenty collaborators organise the necessary interactions between subjects and various scales, so as to build an engaged and current work.
Thibaut Barrault Born in 1979. Graduated from the Paris-Est School of Architecture (ENSAVT ↗) in 2005 (master degree) and 2006 (dplg degree). Works in Paris, Rotterdam and Buenos Aires, and mainly with OMA-Rem Koolhaas. Teaches since 2007 at the Paris-Est School of Architecture (ENSAVT).
Cyril Pressacco Born in 1977. Graduated in 1997 from the Civil Engineering IUT of Lyon (master degree), and in 2005 from the Architecture department at the Lausanne Polytechnic School (EPFL ↗). Works in Paris and Brussels, and mainly with Brunet-Saunier. Teaches since 2021 at the School of Architecture of Normandy. Hold a teaching position at the Paris-Est School of Architecture from 2007 to 2021. (ENSAVT ↗).
Roxanne Alonso-Braissand (FR), Sandra Arnaudo (FR), Thibaut Barrault (FR), Sarah Bastide-Carrière (FR), Margherita de Angelis (IT), Pauline Degrand-Guillaud (FR), Rémi Désir (FR), Luke Gleeson (IR), Pia Lepetit (FR), Clara LeTourneux (CA), Heather Moss (CA), Nicolas Pabion (FR), Filippo Pasini (IT), Matthieu Périn (FR), Camille Perrillat-Charlaz (FR), Cyril Pressacco (FR), Tadeusz Pruszkowski (FR), Ourania Vivien (FR)
From Practice to research. To practice again
An article by Thibaut Barrault, Cyril Pressacco Practices in Research #03 - Explorations&Cartographies ↗ A project of the interuniversity research group ‘In Practice’, supported by ULiège, KU Leuven and ULB. It explores the multiple ways in which architects can engage the professional practice in academic research and reciprocally. You can read our contribution here ↗
Objet trouvé, les formes du réemploi
Folded A3 poster, recto/verso, color illustrations Edited by Barrault Pressacco, Paris, November 2022, 2€ With République Studio (graphic design) Please send us an email ↗ to receive the poster! Accompanying our installation of the same name for La plateforme de la création architecturale Cité de l’architecture & du patrimoine, Paris (75), France, November 2022 - March 2023
In Ground we Trust
With Giaime Meloni (photographs), République Studio (graphic design) Folded A1 poster, recto/verso, color photographs and illustrations Edited by Barrault Pressacco, Paris, May 2019, 2€ Please send us an email ↗ to receive the poster! As part of the Architecture and Landscape Biennal BAP! ↗ Ecole d'Architecture de Versailles, Versailles (78), France, May 3rd - July 13th 2019
Pierre, Révéler la ressource, Explorer le matériau
With Giaime Meloni (photographs), République Studio (graphic design) A5, 56 pages, color photographs and illustrations Edited by the Pavillon de l'Arsenal, Paris, November 2018, 13€ To order ↗ Accompanying the exhibition of the same name, Pavillon de l'Arsenal, Paris 4, France, October 23rd - December 16th 2018
Objet trouvé, les formes du réemploi Cité de l’architecture & du patrimoine La plateforme de la création architecturale In duo with the Collectif Encore, November 2022 - March 2023
Conserver, adapter, transmettre Pavillon de l’Arsenal, November 2022 - March 2023 092LEB ↗
Visible, invisible BAP! Biennal d’Architecture et de paysage d'Île de France, Versailles, 2021 Chief Curator: Nicolas Dorval-Bory, Guillaume Ramillien
« District 2024, AU-DELA du village des athlètes » BAP! Biennal d’Architecture et de paysage d'Île de France, Versailles, 2021 Chief Curator: Dominique Perrault
L'Architecture Manifeste School of Architecture of Bretagne, October 14th 2021 -November 11th 2021 Chief Curator: La Plateforme Rennes More infos ↗
Lisbon Architecture Triennale, The Poetic of Reason MAAT, Lisbon, October 3th 2019 -February 13th 2020 Chief Curator: Éric Lapierre More infos ↗
Augures ↗, Biennal d’Architecture d'Île de France Ecole d’Architecture de Versailles, Versailles, May 4th-July 13th 2019 Chief Curator: l’AUC - Djamel Klouche 086 AUG ↗
Agora Cité Radieuse, Briey, November 23 2018-February 4th 2019 Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Paris, February 27th-April 21 2019 Chief Curator: Jean-Christophe Quinton 085 BRI ↗