Yves Lion

Architect - Urbanist

Founder of Ateliers Lion associés

Architect urbanist and professor at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de la ville & des territoires (National Superior School of Architecture for the City and Territories) of Marne-la-Vallée. Finalist of the 1992 and 1996 Mies Van der Rohe Award, Grand Prix de l’Urbanisme 2007, Vice-president of the Environnemental Grenelle Climate and Energy Group from 2007 to 2009; Authorised representative of the Descartes Group for the Greater Paris consultation since 2008; Equerre d’argent 1989 for the Museum of Franco-American cooperation of Blérancourt; Equerre d’argent 2003 for the French Embassy in Beirut; 2009 City Planning Prize; Curator of the French pavilion at the 2012 Architectural Biennale of Venice on the theme of  “Grands & Ensembles

Claire Piguet

Architect - Urbanist

Co-director of Ateliers Lion Associés.

She has been working with Yves Lion since 1984. Claire Piguet is involved as much in small scale projects such as the wooden pathway of Marne-la-Vallée than in large scale projects such as the 5 millions sqm of development in Mecca. 2003 Equerre d’Argent for the French Embassy of Beirut; 2009 City planning Award for the Neuhof District of Strasbourg, and Architect Advisory of the city of Lyon since 2011.


Sevak Sarkissian

Architect - Urbanist

Sevak Sarkissian Architect – Urbanist Sevak Sarkissian is an Architect DPLG who studied at the École Nationale Superieure d’Architecture of Nantes and then at École d’architecture de la ville & des territoires at Marne-la-Vallée, he has a master of urban planning of the Sciences Po Paris school. Since 2004, he works at the Ateliers Lion on various projects. Meanwhile, he is pursuing an independent research on the history of architecture of the Twentieth century and he contributed to publications, such as the revue régionale des Pays de la Loire, 303 Arts, Recherches et Créations, and the CAUE of Maine-et-Loire.