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Interview with Philippe Madec, architect of Ecovillage des Noés

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"All aspects of life are invited, assembled on a flood site" within the Ecovillage des Noés winner of the Grand Prize Sustainable City France 2017, says Philippe Madec, architect of this project


In 2017, the Ecovillage des Noés won the Sustainable City Grand Prize in the Green Solutions Awards France.

A great reward for this project located in Ville-de-Reuil, one of the most recent French towns. Philippe Madec, architect of the project, details the sustainable approach that accompanied the project and participated in the revitalization of this new city. Tell us about your career and your commitment to construction and sustainable development Trained in architecture at the Grand Palais in Paris (Ciriani / Maroti workshop), I opened my studio in Paris in 1989. My commitment to sustainable construction takes roots in many grounds: first a family heritage, then a personal commitment; and finally the meeting with Kenneth Frampton (British architect known for his criticism of postmodernism (...)

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