future. E. S: "low tech-high tech, what is a militant architecture today?"

The architectural, urban, landscape and agronomic avant-garde will be honoured on 13 and 14 June 2019, at the Festival FUTUR. E.S. (ex futur-en-Seine), a major event of digital French, organized by CAP digital. Jana REVEDIN (UIA) (1), Claire BAILLY and Jean MAGERAND (2) will open the two days of conferences with an Exchange on the theme: "low tech-high tech, what is a militant architecture today?". Continue reading

A bio-digital workshop at CAAD futures 2019 (South Korea)

French architects Claire BAILLY and Jean MAGERAND are invited to the CAAD FUTURES 2019 (computer aided architectural design) Forum to be held in South Korea, on the campus of the prestigious KAIST (Korean Advanced Institute of science and technology). They will lead one of the 7 international workshops organized in this high place of world meeting of architectural avant-garde.

Back to the world Forum Niemeyer

Paulo Sergio Niemeyer, architect, grandson of Oscar Niemeyer, president of the Instituto Niemeyer, visits Claire Bailly and Jean Magerand on Caminho Niemeyer

The world Forum Niemeyer in Rio de Janeiro has assembled a large number of international audiences of architects, sociologists and other researchers, artists, geographers, political personalities, students. This was the launching event of the preparatory actions for the World Congress of Architects, which will take place in 2020 in Brazil.

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World Niemeyer Forum in Rio de Janeiro: The Bio-Digital workshop invited as an expert

Preparatory event for the World Congress of Architects of 2020 (international Union of Architects-UIA), the World Forum Niemeyer 2018 is organized by the Niemeyer Institute, in partnership with UN-HABITAT, the Brazilian Institute of Architects, the IAB-RJ and CAU-RJ architectural and Town Planning Council. Continue reading

The night of ideas : Smart city, an ideal city?

The International Experimental Workshop for Bio-digital city is invited to the night of ideas 2018. This global event, initiated by the French Institute, is relayed in more than 50 countries. The City of Science and industry participates in this event, with a program called "I imagine Tomorrow", sponsored by Etienne Klein, physicist, philosopher of science. The program : discussions and presentations of work. Claire Bailly and Jean Magerand were invited to open and host a debate on the theme "Smart city, Ideal city?". This intervention is the occasion of an article published by The conversation, partner of the event. Throughout the evening, the work of the Experimental Laboratory (Universcience Partnership/International Experimental Workshop for Bio-digital city) is presented to visitors.   Watch the video of the debate:

"Architecture and Ecosystems": lecture by Claire Bailly and Jean Magerand at AgroParisTech

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Biodiversity and Culturodiversité Symposium: Coping with destruction and standardization/cross-glances in life sciences and Society sciences
November 16, 2017
Session 5: Biodiversity and Culturodiversité: Destruction and (re) constructions…


Workshop + exhibition UIA Seoul 2017: Bio-digital as soul of the city

Towards the complex projétation the international Bio-Digital thought movement is developing on a Franco-Korean axis. It brings together academics and creatives. These specialists reconcile new methods of scientific analysis and new approaches to creation and development. They want to meet the new demands of the people and meet the new planetary constraints. This movement of thought is interested in the new methods of Constitution/re-constitution of the real proposed by the digital and the biological. How can the parameterization, the algorithm, the Écosystémie, the self-organization, fertilize and enrich the project approaches in the fields of architecture, urbanism, landscape, agriculture, governance, art, Sustainable development? That is the central question. The new approaches of projétation are to be examined. Continue reading

Towards a bio-numérique city / Claire Bailly and Jean Magerand invited to the Cité des Sciences with Thierry Paquot

As part of the cycle of conferences “Cities of the Future: New Utopias?”, the City of Science and Industry organized a conference confronting the viewpoints of Claire Bailly and Jean Magerand, with those of Thierry Diquot.

The conference was held on June 14, 2016 and was presented in these terms:

Imagine a friendly city, integrating local work, designed for pedestrians and bicycles, promoting biodiversity, mastering recycling and short circuits, hybridizing knowledge, cultures and functions, respecting the health, sensitivities and well-being of individuals. Utopia? With Claire Bailly, architect Urbanist researcher at the laboratory virtual space in architectural and urban design (EVCAU) of the School of Architecture of Paris-Val-de-Seine (ENSAPVS); Jean Magerand, architect, researcher at the Laboratoire EVCAU (ENSAPVS), Teacher of the prospective pole at theArchitecture Faculty of Mons University (Belgium); Thierry Paquot, urban philosopher.


6 Conferences to feed the workshop "resilient, climate and digital Habitat"

Meetings from Tuesday 16 to Sunday 21 February at 15h: Tuesday 16 February: “Imagining architecture as a partition” by Cédric Brandilly-plastic urban analyst. Wednesday, February 17: “What City in 2030?” George-Director of the corporate program “City and Building of Tomorrow” Direction Research and Technology ENGIE. Thursday, February 18: “Representations and dynamics of the city” by Gilles Gesquière-professor at the University Lumière Lyon 2 researcher at LIRIS at the CNRS vendredi19 February: “Digital Technologies, City and Architecture: What Stakes for Tomorrow?” by Serge Wachter-Professor at the ENSAPLV Saturday 20 February: “Living environment and digital solidarity” by Claire Bailly-landscape architect, teacher-and Jean Magerand-landscape architect teacher Sunday 21 February: “Social housing in the European Union” Soviet: Training and mutations “by LiudmilaPiskareva-PhD student Université Paris Diderot

Doctorates "prospective architectures" at the Faculty of Architecture and urbanism of Mons

Thesis Director: Jean MAGERAND These few lines are intended to specify, for future PhD students, research leads that can be deepened within that doctoral course. The latter is based on a Belgian-Korean axis linking the faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of Mons and the Faculty of Architecture of Yeungnam University in Daegu, South Korea. Continue reading

Workshop in Seoul (Seoul Citizen Hall)

IMG_5018 This workshop is a workshop of MediArchi (Media + architecture), with international students in architecture, urbanism, landscape and multi-media advanced. This workshop is held at the same time as 2 conference days involving experts, and an exhibition of ‘ 5 artists + 5 Architects ‘ around the theme “Bio-Digital”. The event is also an international cooperation between the City of Seoul and the French Embassy in Korea.

Partners Seoul Citizen Hall, Embassy of France in Korea, Seoul Citizen Office, International Urban Institute, Universcience/Cité des sciences et de l’industrie in Paris, Yeungnam University, French Institute, Université de Mons (Belgium), International Workshop for the Biodigital city, DMP Partners (Seoul)

Jury/Coordination Baek SeungMan (professor at Yeungnam University, Korea), Jean MAGERAND (Professor Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the Université de Mons, Belgium), Claire BAILLY (Ecole d’architecture de Montpellier, France), Kim Hyeonggi (University of Chung-Ang, Seoul, Korea), Mun Jinho (Representative DMP), Son Sukyoung (director Deojum Art Centre)
Organizing Committee

Baek SeungMan (University Yeungnam Direction ensemble), Son Sukyoung (Deojum Art Centre, exhibition), Choe Jeongpil (Seoul Civil Administration, Production space supervisor), Kim Gihong 1 (Kyosks, Executive adviser), Kim Gihong 2 (( 3d printing), Bak Hyerin (Ewha Women’s University, ensemble design)

Teachers Kim Gihong (urban design director KyOsk, architect DPLG français), Yi Jongeun (Mindbrick Director of Design Lab, French architect DPLG), Kim Byeonggyu (Chung-Ang University, Graduate School of Advanced Imaging, Ph.D., DATA + Lab), Kim Sug-Won (Seoul National University, PhD, University College London + AA school), Lee Young-Seok (urban Index Holdings, London Cambridge Univ + AA school), Song Seon (Chung-Ang University PhD Graduate School of Advanced Imaging, DATA + laboratory), Kim Dongjo (Chung-Ang University, advanced Imaging, Ph.D., DATA + Lab), Woo JJonghyeon (Hansen GSD, Rotterdam Berlage), An Na (Ankun Design Group, Rotterdam Berlage + Univ. Of the Arts of London), Jeong Haehyeon (Chung-Ang University PhD Graduate School of Advanced Imaging, DATA + Lab) Participants-35 students from Korea-1 student from the United States-student from Canada-5 students from Europe representing 20 different universities:- 13 Korean Universities (3 from province + 10 from Seoul)-1 American University-1 Canadian University-4 European universities