Jean-Philippe Vassal

founder of Lacaton&Vassal

born in Casablanca, Morocco in 1954. Graduated from the School of Architecture of
Bordeaux in 1980.
Worked as urban planner in Niger (West Africa) from 1980 to 1985.
Professor at the UDK Berlin since 2012.
Visiting professor at the TU in Berlin (2007-11), at the Peter Behrens School of
architecture in Düsseldorf 2005, at EPFL Lausanne in 2010-11, at the Pavillon Neuflize
OBC-Palais de Tokyo, Paris, in 2013-2014, at Sassari University in Alghero 2014 & 2015