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The Grand Paris Ensemble

When:04-Mar-2014. 05.30pm

Where:Amphitheater Robert de Sorbon

Contact:+971 (0)2 65 69 555 / communications@psuad.ac.ae [view map]

Audience:Open to the Public

RolandCastrois an internationally renownedFrencharchitect,particularly knownfor integratinghis political activismintourban architecture. He wasthe co-creator of theMovement for ConcreteUtopia (MCU) in 2003, which advocates”89 proposalsto restorethe social link” andtransform societywithout revolutiontowardsmorerepublican equalityand justice.

Appointed as the headof a multidisciplinary teambetween 2008 and 2009to redrawthe outlines ofGrandParis, he defendstheestablishment ofsymbolic high placesof the republicand culture, restoringthe intensity andbeauty of the suburbs.