We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to the Honorable mention winners of our "House of the Future" competition – Stephane Herve Maupin and Paul Brule!

Stephane Herve Maupin and Paul Brule

Please tell us about your company (when it was founded, where it is based, how many employees, etc) Alternatively, if you do not have a company, please give us some insights on your own professional/academia background.

The office is based in the center of Paris since 2005. Its workforce includes peoples from all around the world.

Brief information about the projects that you/your company have been involved with. For instance, what scale have you focused on/preferred, any significant projects where the company/ individuals have been Involved?

Our office is dedicated to unique projects, regardless of their size. Whether it's designing a knife for Radioeat, a trendy restaurant in Paris, planning an entire district in the French Alps, or envisioning a new Pompidou Center in Metz, our office embraces diverse challenges. We believe in a future filled with happiness and prosperity, where abundance, curiosity, and generosity prevail. Despite this optimistic outlook, we acknowledge the impact of global warming and its consequences on the transformation of our lifestyles, habitats, transportation, consumption, and more. 

What does architecture mean to you and what is the role of an architect in your society?

Architecture is a tool whose 'beauty will save the world.' Our task is to be skilled enough to bear such a destiny.

Why do you participate in architecture competitions?

The future is a risk we all must take. We are challenged to bring advanced design solutions to solve mankind's problems. Architects are on the outpost, dreaming of new civilizations.

What advice would you give to individuals who struggle to decide whether it would be beneficial for them to participate in architecture competitions?

The competition is fair because any anonymous individual can win if they have the best proposal.

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