Urban planner

Cabinet SEURA

David is an architect and urban planner. He is a professor at l’Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and at l’Ecole D’Architecture de la Ville et des Territoires de Marne-La-Vallée ; he has been invitated to teach at the National University of Singapour.

He is a member of PUCA and AIGP scientific committes, and he is the coordinator of a group gathered around Seura Architects at the « Atelier International du Grand Paris ».

In 1989 he joined SEURA Agency, working with Florence Bougnoux and Jean-Marc Fritz with whom he has achieved several urban development projects in France, including the realization of infrastructure and public spaces (les Halles, Toulouse, Douai, Marseille) and housing projects (Brulon-Cîteaux, Nanterre , Grande-Synthe).

David Mangin was awarded the Grand Prix de l’Urbanisme (Grand prize for urban development) in 2008.
He is the author of the 2004 best-seller, “La ville franchisée”, Editions de la Villette (2004), “La ville passante”, Editions Parenthèses (2006) et “Paris -Babel, une mégapole européenne”, Editions de la Villette (2013).
David Mangin is a member of the steering committee of La Fabrique de la Cité.

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.