Lecture: Clement Blanchet
Clément Blanchet is a French architect, teacher and critic, actively practicing in the fields of architectural theory, urbanism, and cultural investigations. In 2011, Blanchet was appointed Director of OMA France. During his 10 years collaborating with Rem Koolhaas, he has contributed to the development of OMA in France and led several winning project for the firm, including the construction of Serpentine Gallery in London, the design and construction of Caen Library (Completion 2016) in France, the design and development of winning entries like the Convention and exhibition Centre in Toulouse, the Engineering school of Centrale, master plans in Saclay and in Bordeaux, and lately the bridge JJ Bosc over the Garonne in Bordeaux.
In 2014, Blanchet founded Clement Blanchet Architecture in Paris as a laboratory, researching, informing and generating architecture / urbanism in all its forms. Blanchet also teaches at the University of Copenhagen, at Paris Val de Seine School and ESA in Paris.