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Anne Lacaton

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Anne Lacaton

Anne Lacaton is a renowned French artist best known for her remarkable art and architecture projects. She was born in Abbeville, Picardy and earned a diploma in architecture from the School of Architecture, Bordeaux in 1974. Anne has been practicing architecture since the early 1980s and her works have been exhibited in various public and private spaces across the world. One of her notable works is the La Vilette housing project in Paris, which won the competition for transformation of the district in 1992. Another prominent project of hers is the Palais de Tokyo, an expansive arts center situated in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. In addition, Anne took part in numerous architectural competitions, including the 36 hours in Bordeaux competition in which she was awarded a special jury prize. She also completed a design for the extension of the “Musée des Abattoirs” in Toulouse for the Regional Contemporary Art Centre. Anne has also achieved international recognition for her works, including the Mies van der Rohe European Award for Contemporary Architecture in 2017 with her partner Jean-Philippe Vassal.

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