JULY 2017 – Currently conducting research travel in the United States, 2016 RMHP Fellow Lucas Monsaingeon was recently hosted in Chicago by 2005 Fellow Mary Brush, FAIA. In a fine example of RMHP network activity, Mary and Lucas were led on a tour of Chicago’s bridges by engineer Stan Kaderbek. Lucas was named Richard Morris Hunt Fellow in December 2015, after presenting the Paris jury with his research proposal, “Bridges: Monuments Balanced Above the Void.”
At the 5th International Congress on Construction History which took place at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in Chicago from June 3 to 7, 2015,
Jean-Christophe Simon, RMHF 1993, nominated in June 2012 Inspecteur General des Patrimoines, College des Monuments Historiques.
Stephanie Celle, RMHF 1998, nominated in July 2012 Directeur Adjoint du Centre des Recherches des Monuments Historiques.
Pierre Antoine Gatier (RMHF 1991)
ICOMOS France President.
Nominated Hon. FAIA.
Ruth Todd. (RMHF 1994)
AICP, Leed AP.
Elected ICOMOS International Vice President
To mark the 125th anniversary of the Ecole de Chaillot, the Editions des Cendres, in collaboration with the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, have published a book on the school’s remarkable history.
Written by Florence Contenay, Jean-Marie de Montclos and Benjamin Mouton, this book retraces the birth and development of the school, emphasizing the different problems inherent in the training of architects specializing in patrimony yet facing contemporary challenges.
“L’Ecole de Chaillot
Une Aventure des Savoirs et des Pratiques”
(Architecture et Patrimoine)
Editions des Cendres, Cite de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine.
1952, Le Corbusier was building la Cité Radieuse in Marseille.
60 years later, a fire devastates the first floors.
The designer Ora-Ito had projected to convert the roof-terrace gymnasium into a contemporary art center, part of the metamorphosis of Marseille, European Culture Capital in 2013.
Let us wish that Ora-Ito’s dream will meet Le Corbusier’s.