PORTRAIT. The architect, artist and academician of French will be given on may 11, next a prize Architizer A+Awards, which honors the best architecture, spaces and design around the world. The opportunity to (re)discover the emblematic projects by Odile Decq and its unique personality.
The award “Lifetime achievement award” of the Architizer A+Awards has been awarded to architect Odile Decq. A new distinction that comes to enlarge his list. The academician has already received the Award of women architects in 2013, a Golden Lion in Venice in 1996, most recently the national Award of wood construction, in the category “Housing individual of more than 120 m2 for a house all dressed in black. The colour that the architect loves so much.
- Odile Decq, the Grand prix of women architects 2013
In 2013, Batiactu had met with the architect who had agreed to engage in an interview how “portrait chinois”.
Odile Decq opened her agency of architecture after receiving his degree in 1978 at la Villette, while continuing his studies at the Institut d’etudes politiques de Paris where she obtained her D. E. S. S. in urban planning in 1979. International recognition arrived very early, as early as 1990, on the occasion of his first great command: the people’s Bank of the West in Rennes.
There is also the Museum of Contemporary Art of the City of Rome, Information Center in Shanghai, the restaurant of the Opera Garnier, the FRAC Bretagne in Rennes and soon to be the headquarters of GL Events in Lyon.
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- Confluence, the new institute of architecture of Odile Decq in Lyon
=> Result of the interview and overview of its projects in the following pages.
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