2020 longlists

Pranlas-Descours AA

Longlisted for Dezeen Awards 2020 architect of the year, Pranlas-Descours AA is a Paris architecture firm that works across architecture, urban design and landscape on the built environment.

The articulation of scales is a permanent ambition of the studio to create a sustainable world.

"Pranlas-Descours has moved, of late, increasingly towards an open-ended realism which he seeks to combine rationalised forms of economic development with a topographic strategy, in which the landscape is deployed as means of compensating for the socio-cultural rupture that has become so exacerbated of late, through environmentally destructive forms of late capitalist development."

– Kenneth Frampton, Pranlas-Descours, Architecture, Situations, 2011


Pranlas-Descours AA has been longlisted in the architect of the year category of Dezeen Awards 2020.

Architect: Pranlas-Descours AA

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