Jean-Michel Wilmotte is an architect, urban-planner and designer, also a member of the French Academy of Fine Arts since 2015. He founded in 1975 the international architecture agency Wilmotte & Associés which, with its design studio Wilmotte & Industries, brings together in France, UK, Italy, Senegal and South Korea, 250 architects from 31 nationalities. Acutely concerned with the preservation of architectural heritage but with a future-oriented spirit, Jean-Michel Wilmotte and his team build, transform using natural materials and craftmanship know-how as well as composite material and advanced technology. W&A’s completed and in progress projects include museum design at the Musée du Louvre in Paris (1987-2006) and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam (2013), the Allianz Riviera Stadium in Nice (2013), the London HQ of Google (2015), the Ferrari Sporting Management Center in Maranello (2015 & 2018), the Russian Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Center in Paris (2016), the Greater Moscow Strategy Development (2012), and soon the PSG Training Center in Poissy, the new American Hospital of Paris in Neuilly, Reims Event Center, the Arcelor Mittal HQ in Luxembourg, or the House of UNO in Senegal…
Projects of all scales, from the door handle to the design of masterplans, and a particular affection for the design of cultural and museum spaces, as well as the rehabilitation and reconversion projects, such as that of the former Royal Hospital of Versailles (2015), the Halle Freyssinet into Station F, the world’s biggest startup campus Station F (2017), the Collège des Bernardins (2008), the hotel Lutetia (2018), or Sciences Po campus (in progress), in Paris.
Recognized with many international awards, Wilmotte & Associés is one of the world’s 100 largest architectural firms according to WA100, a study published annually by the British Building Design magazine.
Architect, urban-planner, designer, founder of Wilmotte & AssociésWilmotte & Associés Architectes
- Paris, France