Antoine Picon

Research Director/ Professor

Ecole des Ponts ParisTech/ Graduate School of Design at Harvard University

Antoine Picon is a research director at l’École des Ponts ParisTech and professor at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University.
He was awarded a government architect’s diploma in 1984 and has a doctorate in history from l’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales since 1991. Antoine Picon teaches history of architecture and technologies at Harvard University since 2002 and research scientist at l’École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées since 2008. He is also a member of l’Académie des Technologies and president of Le Corbusier foundation. Antoine Picon was awarded several times for his work, including le Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire 2003 in the «Essai» category for M. Michèle Riot-Sarcey, Thomas Bouchet, Antoine Picon (dir.), Dictionnaire des utopies.

La Fabrique de la Cité

La Fabrique de la Cité is a think tank dedicated to urban foresight, created by the VINCI group, its sponsor, in 2010. La Fabrique de la Cité acts as a forum where urban stakeholders, whether French or international, collaborate to bring forth new ways of building and rebuilding cities.

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