Georges Candilis

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Georges Candilis

Georges Candilis (Greek: Γεώργιος Κανδύλης; Baku, Russian Empire, 29 March 1913 – Paris, 10 May 1995) was a Greek-French architect and urbanist.[1]


Trained as an architect at the National Technical University of Athens between 1931 and 1936, he moved to France in December 1945 along with many other Greek intellectuals on the Mataroa [fr] voyage.


He became famous with the project for Le Mirail, Toulouse (together with Alexis Josic and Shadrach Woods).[1]

He was also a founder of Team 10.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Georges Candilis, a Team 10 member". Retrieved 7 October 2013.

Further reading[edit]

  • Jürgen Joedicke, Candilis, Josic, Woods, une décennie d'architecture et d'urbanisme, éd. Eyrolles, 1968.
  • Pierre Granveaud, « Georges Candilis » in Dictionnaire des architectes, éd. Encyclopædia Universalis-Albin Michel, 1999, p. 166-168.
  • Massimiliano Savorra, Il Mediterraneo per tutti. Georges Candilis e il turismo per il Grande Numero, in A. Maglio, F. Mangone, A. Pizza (a cura di), Immaginare il Mediterraneo. Architettura, arti, fotografia, Artstudiopaparo, Napoli 2017, pp. 235-245 – ISBN 978-88-99130480

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