It is a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire. During the battle, Rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to the Empire’s ultimate weapon, the Death Star, an armored space station with enough power to destroy an entire planet. Pursued by the Empire’s sinister agents, Princess Leia races home aboard her starship, custodian of the stolen plans that can save her people and restore freedom to the galaxy….
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, fifteen 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. Gratuated 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 2007 at the Paris-Est School of Architecture (ENSAVT ↗).
Actual Margherita de Angelis (IT), Sandra Arnaudo (FR), Thibaut Barrault (FR), Sarah Bastide-Carrière (FR), Pauline Degrand-Guillaud (FR), Remy Désir (FR), Luke Gleeson (IR), Pia Lepetit (FR), Heather Moss (CA), Lena Osterchrist (DE), Nicolas Pabion (FR), Matthieu Périn (FR), Camille Périllat-Charlaz (FR), Brieux Perruchet (FR), Cyril Pressacco (FR), Tadeusz Pruszkowski (FR), Igor Rhinn (FR), Pauline Soulenq (FR)
Since 2009 Aude Aboul-Nasr (FR), Bérénice Aubriot (FR), Julie André-Garguilo (FR), Tristan Bazot (FR), Cyril Beaugé (FR), Mikael Béja (FR), Élise Besnard (FR), Thibaut Brahic (FR), Darius Chambrin (FR), Arthur Clauss (FR), Florent Clier (FR), Thomas Crozet (FR), Louis De Cussac (FR), Charles Darrousez (FR), Grégoire Deberdt (FR), Marc Délez (CH), Sylvain Destouches (FR), Hugo Dreneau (FR), Nastassia Drouin (FR), Elise Duchêne (FR), Camille Fahy (FR), Déborah Feldman (RO), Jasmina Girod (CH), Morgane Gernigon (FR), Adrien Giuglio (FR), Eva Gourdon (FR), Raphaël Hucliez (FR), Mathilde Hué (FR), Majella Huri (SU), Linna Issa (FR), Narjiss Jamoussi (MR), Juan Jerez (ES), Hélène Leduc (FR), Olivier Lekien (BE), Eva Lindsay (EN), Quentin Madiot (FR), Clémence Merklen (FR), Anouk Merleau (FR), Hélène Meyer (CH), Martin Migeon (FR), Camille Moreau (FR), Federico Musso (IT), Théophile Noyer (FR), Raphaëlle Paire (FR), Morgane Perez (FR), Anaïs Pestalozzi (CH), Natalia Petkova (SL), Anatole Poirier (FR), Guillaume Prévost-Bouré (FR), Pauline Rabjeau (FR), Ève Repaux (FR), Antoine Roussel (FR), Timothée Van Sprengel (FR), Alexis Stremsdœrfer (FR), Marcos Suelves (GE), Kim Taeyun (CO), Loic Tatinclaux (FR), Hermine De Volder (BE), Cassandre Verdier (FR), Camille Vullierme (FR)
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
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 ↗