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Odile Decq

Odile Decq [born France 1955]
Diploma in Architecture, 1978 [U.P.6, Paris]
Diploma in Urbanism and planning, 1979 [Institute of Political Studies, Paris]
Commander Ordre des Arts et Lettres, 2001
Chevalier Legion d’Honneur, 2003
International Fellowship of the Royal Institute of British Architects RIBA, London, UK, 2007
Honorary member of the National Society of Architects – Tcheque Republic – 2007

Odile Decq:
Odile Decq
Odile Decq portrait photo : J.C. Bachelot

Benoît Cornette

Benoît Cornette [born France, 1953- d.1998],
Degree in Medicine, 1978 [University of Rennes];
Diploma in Architecture, 1985 [U.P.6, Paris].
Chevalier Ordre des Arts et Lettres, 1997.

Odile Decq + Benoît Cornette worked in partnership 1985-98

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Odile Decq Benoît Cornette

Awards
• ´GOLDEN LION’ 1996 – Venice Architecture Biennale
• 10 national and international prizes for the B.P.O. in Rennes (Benedictus, AMO,
Steel Construction, Eternit, Design Oscar …)
•1999 – The Benedictus Award for University buildings in Nantes
• 1999 – Trophy from the Association of Construction Journalists
• 2003 – Premio ´il Principe e l’Architetto’ for Museum of Contemporary Art in Roma.
• 2005 – Passeport Artiste sans FrontiËres- AFAA – Paris
• 2006 – American Architecture Award – The Chicago Athenaeum, Illinois, USA pour L. Museum in Neuhaus

Subsequent work
• Banque Populaire de l’Ouest, administrative and social centre, Rennes; 1990
• Three social housing in Paris; 1988, 1995, 1997.
• Motorway operations centre, Nanterre and motorway bridge, 1996.
• Three buildings for the University of Nantes; 1998.
• Masterplanning of Industrial harbour and docks of Paris in Gennevilliers, since 1994.
• Exhibition scenography for French pavilion – 1996 Architecture Biennale, Venice.
• Renovation of the Research Centre for Glass for Saint-Gobain- Paris, 2000.
• Garden, ´Memories of Highland light’ – Ninth garden festival in Chaumont/Loire.
• ´Vanishing black holes – une abstraction tactile’, installation. 7th Venice
Architecural Bienale – 2000
• Shop for a Taiwanese fashion designer in Paris –2000
• Temporary winter Ice skating rink in Bordeaux – 2000 and 2001
• Renovation of the Conference Hall and new furniture – Unesco – Paris 2001
• Client Center – Arcelor – Dunkerque . France – 2003
• Offices and new furniture for Air, advertising company in Bruxelles – 2003
• Thematic pavillon ´Images’ – Expo 2004 – Paris
• DVD Space – International Cinema Festival – Cannes 2002 and 2003
• Renovation of the vetenary school in Bruxelles. Residential, Hotel, commercial and offices.
• Arts and Crafts Museum Competition – Brescia – Italy
• Offices tower Competition – West Belval – Luxemburg
• Football stadium Competition – Sienne – Italy
• Zenith Concert Hall Competition – Saint Etienne – France
• OPAC headquarter – Bar le Duc – France
• Little Italy Restaurant – Paris – France
• Museum ‘L Collection’ – Neuhaus – Austria
• restaurant il Tre – Paris – France – 2005
• Competition – french National Archives – Pierrefitte sur Seine†- 2005
• Coompetition – the extension of the Regional Palace – Reggio Calabria – Italy – 2005
• Coompetition – Belval Technic Lyceum – Luxembourg – 2005
• Competition – Opera House – Linz – Austria – 2005
• Competition – Cultural Centre – Carvin – France – 2005
• Housing Building – 11 flats – Paris XVIII- completed 2006
• Esense – Wally boat143’ – Fano – Italy – completed 2006
• ´100 Red Candles for Reading’ – Installation – Castello Sforzesca – Milan – Italy – 2007
• ´La citta che sale’ – installation Arcos Museum – Benevento (summer 07) – Roma (winter 07) – Italie – 2007 (Co-Curator with Danilo Eccher)
• Competition – Modern and Contemporary Art Museum – Katowice – Poland
• Competition – Auditorium – Padova – Italie – 2007
• Competition – Restructuration of Carreau du Temple – Paris – France – 2007
• Competition –Nanjing University Library – Nanjing – China – 2007
• Competition – Banque de France Auditorium– Paris – France – 2007
• Competition – Housing tower – Grand Mare – Rouen – France – 2007
• New Xisi Bei District – Project & exhibition – Beijing – China – 2007
• Competition – Urban planning and architecture for offices, residential, commercial, congress and leisure center 500 000m2 – Istanbul – Turkey (with GAD Architecture)
• Information Center – Furniture centre – ShanghaÔ – China –completed 2007

Current work
• Master plan and since 1995 Chief Architect for Gennevilliers Harbour, 400hectares.
• Social housing building in Paris
• Museum for Contemporary Art in Roma – Italy – under completion
• Study for a third City Bridge in Rotterdam
• ASSINDUSTRIA headquarter – Terni – Italy
• Cinema Jacques Cœur – Bourges – France
• Liaunig Collection Museum – Neuhaus – Austria
• House for artists – CIPEA – Nanjing – China
• Housing building 30 flats – Firenze – Italy
• Regional Contemporary Art Collection Museum – Rennes – France
• Pavillon 3 GL Event Headquarter –– Lyon – France –
• Bridge over canal des mines de Moselle – Talange – France
• Competition – Housing Porte d’Auteuil – OPAC – Paris – France
• Three experimental glass houses – Carantec – France – France
• Passengers terminal of the New Harbour Tangier Med – Marocco
• Layout of the exhibition EXO.07- Pavillon de l’Arsenal – Paris – France
• 10 offices buildings – Rabat – Marocco
• Floating restaurant Archipelago on Saone river – †Lyon – France
• Paris VNF Headquarter – floating offices on Seine river – Paris – France
• Art Hotel –Beijing – China
• Competition – 150 houses ressort – Istanbul, Turkey
• Competition – Urban planning and architecture for a new city Eunpyiong – cultural, residential and commercial 300 000m2 – Seoul – Korea
• Furniture Collection for a new brand – Istanbul – Turkey
• Shop – Beijing – China

Main Publications
• 100 Red Candles for Reading – Adam Biro publisher – Paris – 2007
• Odile Decq – A&J publisher – Dalian – China – 2006
• Odile Decq – Movimento e architettura – iiriti editore publisher – Italy – 2005
• Odile Decq Benoit Cornette – ELECTA publisher – Milan – 2003
• Odile Decq Benoit Cornette – PHAIDON publisher – London – 1996
• Odile Decq Benoit Cornette HyperTension – Aedes Publisher – Berlin 1995
• B.P.O. – Les Editions du Demi Cercle publisher – Paris – 1991
+ numerous publications in International Architectural magazines

Teaching
• General Director of Ecole Speciale d’Architecture – Paris – 2007/2011
• Professor at Ecole Speciale d’Architecture – Paris 1992/2007

Visiting Teacher
• Montreal, winter semester 1992
• Grenoble, winter semester 1991
• Summer workshop of Kansas University in Paris – 1997/2000
• TU, Vienna – spring semester 1998.
• Bartlett School of architecture, University College, London 1998/1999/2000
• Columbia University, New York – fall semester 2001 – spring semester 2003
• Akademie der Bildenden Kuenste, Vienna – fall semester 2003
• Kunst Akademie, Duesseldorf – spring 2004/ fall 2005
• Workshop at SciArch – Los Angeles – fall 2006

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Docks Quay Rambaud, Lyons, France
Docks Quay Rambaud Lyons
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Docks Quay Rambaud Lyons

Shanghai Information Centre, China
Shanghai Information Centre
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Shanghai Information Centre

VNF Headquarters, Paris, France
VNF Headquarters
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VNF Headquarters Paris

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