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Philippe Prost

Jury member for the Built Architecture category, 2020 edition

Born in 1959, he is a French architect and urban planner, professor at the National School of Architecture of Paris-Belleville, qualified in the field of Architecture and Heritage (Chaillot, Paris); specialist in the field of urban planning.
Among his best known achievements:

  • construction of 67 built and rehabilitated housing units, ZAC Reunion, Paris 20 (2004);
  • restoration of Fort de Bouc, Martigues, 2006;
  • construction of 45 THPA social housing units in Clichy-sous-Bois, 2009;
  • construction of the international memorial Notre-Dame-de-Lorette, The Ring of Remembrance, 2014;
  • author of numerous articles and specialized books.

For his sustained and high quality work, he was awarded the title of Knight of Arts and Letters and was co-opted as a member of the Academy of Architecture.

He received numerous awards and distinctions, including the Academy of Architecture Award for the volume Vauban: le style de l’intelligence. Une oeuvre surce pour l’architecture contemporaine (2008) and the RIBA Medal and the award for excellence for The Ring of Remembrance project (2016).