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.