Dominique Perrault

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Dominique Perrault (1953, Clermont-Ferrand) is a French architect. He became world known for the design of the French National Library, distinguished with the Mies van der Rohe Prize in 1996.

He received his Diploma in Architecture at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1978. He also holds a postgraduate diplomas in Town Planning from the Ecole supérieure des Ponts et Chaussée and History from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales.[1]

He currently heads Dominique Perrault Architecte (DPA) in Paris.

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Cancelled project[edit]

  • The New Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia - the project won the competition in 2003 but was cancelled in 2007 because of disagreement on the construction process between Perrault and Russian bureaucrats.[3]


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