Frédéric Druot (Bordeaux, 1958) graduated as an architectfrom the École d’Architecture de Bordeaux in 1984. In 1987 he founded the architecture studio Épinard Bleu and in 1991 Frédéric Druot Architecture, in which research is undertaken into the altering of context, scale and cost-effectiveness in new buildings and/or the transformation of preexisting ones. His work was nominated for both the Prix L’Equerre d’Argent du Moniteur (2006) and the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture/Mies van der Rohe Award (2005), and he received the Prix Première Oeuvre Moniteur in 1990 for his Centre Georges Pompidou office building. He is the author of, among other books, 40 architectes de moins de 40 ans (Éditions Moniteur, Paris, 1991) and Design et architecture aujourd’hui (Éditions Flammarion, Paris, 1988).
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In the 1960s and 70s many communal housing complexes were built in France and throughout Europe which, while they managed to relieve the pressing postwar need for housing, present serious shortcomings today. Frédéric Durot, Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal confront this set of problems...