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Emmanuel Combarel Dominique Marrec (ECDM) architectes

Profile of the French architecture firm Emmanuel Combarel Dominique Marrec (ECDM) architectes.

Profile of Emmanuel Combarel Dominique Marrec (ECDM) architectes

Business Name
Emmanuel Combarel Dominique Marrec (ECDM) architectes
Location
France
Services
Architecture
Website
http://www.ecdm.fr

Principal(s)

Emmanuel Combarel (1961), Dominique Marrec (1957), Matthieu Roggwiller (1977), Erwan Bonduelle (1983) and Mickael Papin (1982)

Philosophy

Emmanuel Combarel and dominique Marrec Architects (ECDM) is an office for architecture based in Paris. ECDM's work focuses on transformational and flexible concepts as well as on issues of sustainable development.

The open programming provides an overall conceptual platform to define specific scenarios for specific projects. The method may be characterized as an integrative approach.

In close collaboration with the client, associated ingeniers, consultants and future occupants, our work consists of bringing forth fundamental concepts and guiding a design response, appropriate for a specific time, place and program. The pertinent solution is as much concerned with functional legi-bility and technical appropriateness, as with architecture's significant and poetic content.

The search for quality in design and construction is at the centre of the firm's organization and is demonstrated through close collaboration between all disciplines.

The team's philosophy is built around progressively acquired principles distilled from 15 years of experience in developing specific projects in all sectors of architectural practice including new construction

Background

  • Founded: 1993
  • Offices: 1
  • Design team: 12

Key projects

  • RATP bus Centre, administrative building, Thiais, France, 2007
  • 17 apartments Louis Blanc, Social Housing, Paris, France, 2006
  • 63 apartments Picpus, Social Housing, Paris, France, 2008
  • 240 apartments, Social housing for students, Epinay-sur-Seine, France, 2008
  • Tomi Ungerer, museum, Strasbourg, France 2007
  • Gymnasium Sarcelles, sport court, Sarcelles, France, 2005
  • 164 apartments, Social housing for students, Argenteuil, France, 2003
  • Lyon Confluence, offices, Lyon, France, 2009
  • Evry ilot KZ, offices, Evry, France, 2009
  • Claude Bernard, offices, Paris, France, 2010

Key publications

  • The Rolls-Royce of Concrete, Metropolis, June, 2008
  • Suspended sleep, Grand Designs, May, 2008
  • Centre de autobuses de RATP, Metalocus, May 2008
  • ECDM, C3 Korea, April, 2008
  • Emmanuel Combarel Dominique Marrec Centre bus RATP, ARCA, April 2008
  • Bus and administrative centre, Thiais, A10, April 2008
  • RATP bus Centre-Thiais, Monitor, Mars, 2008
  • Thiais RATP bus centre, Architecture & Detail, February, 2008
  • RATP makes an IMPACT, Mobility, February, 2008
  • Cut and loop, MARK, January, 2008

Key awards

  • Albums de la Jeune Architecture, Paris, France, 1993
  • Villa Medicis Hors les Murs, Paris, France, 1996
  • Nomination ti the Equerre d'Argent for the Residence Etudiante in Argenteuil, Paris, France, 2003

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