A talented architect, a renowned teacher and member of the Fondation Le Corbusier board of directors, Michel Kagan is a major international figure in the Paris School. His work illustrates a highly specific current in French architecture that is in keeping with the modern movement and the Corbusian approach. Since his death in 2009, the Michel Kagan Architecture et Associés agency, run by Nathalie Régnier-Kagan, has continued reflect his work.
This monograph presents the main works and projects developed by Michel Kagan and Nathalie Régnier from the very beginning of their collaboration. It presents sixty remarkable projects and operations dating between 1980 and 2016. These particularly include the artists’ centre in the Citroën-Cevennes park in Paris, the industrial activities hub in the Reuilly designated development area (ZAC) in Paris’s 12th arrondissement (1993 competition winner) and the villa building (86 housing units and shops) in Marseille.
The authors :
Jean-Louis Cohen, 20th century architecture and city planning historian
Kenneth Frampton, architect and historian
Franco Purini, architect, critic and professor of architecture
Foreword by Jean Mas, architect
Interviews with Laurent Beaudouin, Bernard Desmoulin, Norbert Laurent, Nathalie Régnier Kagan and Laurent Salomon.