Daniel Urban Kiley Lecture: Michel Desvigne, “Intermediate Natures”

Michel Desvigne is a landscape architect internationally renowned for his rigorous and contemporary designs and for the originality and relevance of his research work. His projects are developed in more than twelve different countries and regularly appear in the international press. He has worked with leading architects including Herzog and de Meuron, Foster+Partners, Jean Nouvel, Rem Koolhaas, Christian de Portzamparc, I.M. Pei, Renzo Piano, and Richard Rogers. He was awarded French national Urbanism Grand Prize in 2011. Among Desvigne’s most renowned urban public spaces are Draï Eechelen Park (Luxembourg), Sammons Park in Dallas, the St. Louis Art Museum, the New Qatar National Museum in Doha, Burgos Boulevard (Spain), Lyon Confluence 2, and Ile Seguin prefiguration garden (France). Michel Desvigne was recently awarded the leading role in the planning and implementation of the Paris-Saclay cluster (7700 ha), the landscape and urban plan for the development of Euralens (1200 ha), as well as the redevelopment of the old port of Marseille.

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Daniel Urban Kiley Lecture

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