ChartierDalix was created by Frédéric Chartier and Pascale Dalix in 2008. In fourteen years of experience, more than twenty buildings have been delivered.

Another ten projects are underway in 2022: two schools, including the restructuring of the Pinard building in the future Saint-Vincent de Paul district in Paris, six housing projects, one of which is located one the île Saint-Denis (93) within the Olympic athletes' village, the new APHP headquarters in the heart of the Saint-Antoine Hospital in Paris, a logistics centre supporting urban agriculture in Vitry-sur-Seine (94) and the new Grand Paris Express station in La Courneuve (93).

Some of the recently delivered projects include: a 65,000 m² office campus in Saint Ouen (93), a structural wood office complex in Saint-Denis (93), the restructuring of the Caserne de Lourcine in Paris (13th) for the Paris 1 Law University, a 54-unit apartment building in Saint Denis (93), 185 social and home-ownership housing units in Pantin (93), the transformation of Renault's design centre in Guyancourt (78), as well as Tafanel's warehouses on rue d'Aubervilliers (19th) in Paris.

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Approach

For ChartierDalix, architecture is envisaged as a built system combining poetry and the means to welcome all types of life.

Whatever the purpose of the building, our main objective is to offer generous spaces, a quality of life and pleasurable places to be in. In our opinion, architecture is above all linked to the senses, to the human and to nature, it accompanies society and participates in its evolution.

We are convinced that it is important to strengthen the commons, just as in an ecosystem where everything plays a role and there is always something more to do for those who come.

Resources

The variety of different projects undertaken by the office and the diversity of the solutions provided constitute a whole that reflects the evolution of contemporary living conditions. Our research is linked to the act of building: through our practice, we try to explore how to the built environment can evolve with society.

This section presents both the state of progress of the research we are currently carrying out in the office, and also unpublished works or exchanges that have marked or illustrate our work in a particular way. These resources feed into our entire production.

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ChartierDalix

27 rue Popincourt 75011 Paris, France
+33 1 43 57 79 14
contact@chartier-dalix.com

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The office has grown gradually and steadily since its creation, and is now organised in such a way as to be able to continue to welcome emblematic projects, whatever their size and location. The office is made up of 8 cross-disciplinary and support skill divisions covering all activities related to a project.

Landscape

The city-nature connection is of particular interest to us. The resilient city is the one that will be able to bring people back into contact with their environment without opposing city and nature. But also because it is an opportunity for us to question the conception of the architectural project through the material, the form and the uses. Integrating places of nature means taking advantage of every available space to allow and encourage life to take root.

Research and development

For several years, the office has been working on the integration of life and biodiversity in architecture. This is an opportunity for us to question the conception of the architectural project through the material, the form and its uses. A PhD student (CIFRE) is currently being supervised within the office and integrates advanced technical knowledge in the fields of materials science and ecology.

Interior and design

Our approach focuses on the quality of the details: we value the tailor-made and the unique, we combine simplicity with craftsmanship, to give materials their true value. Often shaped in a raw manner, the way these pieces are assembled contributes to the specificity of the spaces while bringing new sensory qualities to each project.

Creation, images and models

A team of architects and visual artists produce all our 3D images and models within the office. This allows us to develop our projects by iteration and to satisfy the rigour necessary for the many competitions we respond to. This methodology guarantees strong and efficient communication with our partners.

Construction

All of the office’s construction sites are handled by our teams. Working closely with the project teams, the architects in the Construction division anticipate issues of concern from the study phases in order to guarantee the quality of the project delivery.

Transversality

This division is made up of experienced architects who provide cross-disciplinary knowledge within the office by supporting the project teams with the design and implementation of construction details and extend our desire to innovate. 

An Operational and Financial division manages all the administration.

Editorial work and external relations are handled by the Diffusion division.

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The office has 76 employees. Recently, it welcomed three additional partners who had already been with the office for over 10 years. This dynamic alliance ensures a close follow-up across all of the projects. The team of collaborators, divided into cross-disciplinary and support skills, cover all activities related to each projects.

Partners

Pascale Dalix and Frédéric Chartier, co-founders

Sophie Deramond, office director
Mickaël Hassani
Mathieu Terme

Project leaders and managers

Gabrielle Baujet, Jehanne Bouda, Patrick Bourgeois, Manon Dolbakian, Nicolas Jentellet, Lucile Le Rouillé, Iris Maass, Chloé Raillard

Landscape

Kevin Michels

Research, development and diffusion

Aleja Castellanos, Ronan Audebert, Léa Irion
Delphine Lewandowski (CIFRE thesis)

Interior and design

Sofia Retana, Lancelot Goron

Creation, images and models

Alessandro Bellini, Claudio Canesso, Arnaud Maley, Victor Peteul, Nicolas Yaouanc

Construction

Mickaël Peillet, Guillaume Cournut​​​​, Camille Foing, Francesca Laura​, Anne Loiseau, Yoann Marie, Roxane Monthiers, Mélanie Rolland

Transversality

Sébastien Chevance, Melaine David, Olivier Genevoix, Nicolas Grosperrin

Architects

Cecil Barnes, Clara Berthaud, Martin Bublex, Louise Castelli, Ulysse Daufresne, Pierre-Louis Fohr, Romuald Fontaine, Tiphaine Foschia, Philipp Fritsch, Camille Genoud, Osvaldo Gounon, Thomas Herman, Mey Khemmar, Pauline Labarthe, Alice Lee, Konstanty Kosma Mikolajczak, Tudor Neagu, Louna Noriega, Pierre Paillou, Kibum Park, Romane Pauchet, Karim Sow, Marion Surribas, Seongmoon Yoo

Trainee

Tiphaine Bedel, Felix Caillau, Cécile Da Silva, Doriann Delaive, Carla Joraschky, Raya Khairallah, Karim Laghzizal, Laure Navarro, Amandine Potin

Operational manager

Alexandre Borsari

Administrative and financial manager

Carine Rodrigues

Administrative and financial officer

Florence Houis

HR Manager

Sabrina Lopes

Administrative and accounting assistant

Abibou Gaye

Office manager

Apolline Bory

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ChartierDalix has been recognized in several international competitions and has received numerous awards, including the Moniteur Première Œuvre award in 2009, and the European Young Architects Award "40 under 40" in 2012. Two projects were nominated for the Équerre d'argent prize in 2014 and 2018: the Porte des Lilas residence in Paris 20th and an office complex in Paris 17th. The office has been nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award in 2015 as well as receiving the "Le Soufaché" prize in 2017, awarded by the french Académie d'Architecture for the whole of its work.

Winner in 2016 of the Réinventer Paris Ternes competition, and in 2017 of the international competition for the metamorphosis of the Montparnasse Tower with Nouvelle AOM (Franklin Azzi Architecture and Hardel & Le Bihan Architectes), the office manages a very wide range of commissions and programs.

In 2019, Frédéric Chartier and Pascale Dalix were appointed Chevaliers des Arts et des Lettres by the french Ministry of Culture.

Pascale Dalix is a member of the Academy of Architecture since September 2020.

Nomination for the Mies Van Der Rohe Award 2022

for the restructuring of the Lourcine barracks, Paris (13th)

Prize awarded by the International Federation of Interior Architects in the Education 2022 category (bronze)

for the restructuring of the Lourcine barracks, Paris (13th)

AMO Prize for the most beautiful Metamorphosis 2020/21

for the restructuring of the Lourcine barracks, Paris (13th)

Frame 2020 Jury Prize

for the restructuring of the Lourcine barracks, Paris (13th)

Frame 2019 Public Prize

for the Gabriel Péri housing in Saint-Denis (93)

German Design Award 2019

for the transformation of the Renault Design centre in Guyancourt (78)

Nomination for the DAM prize for architectural books 2019

for "Hosting Life, architecture as an ecosystem", published by Park Books

Nomination for the Équerre d'Argent 2018

for an office and retail building, ZAC Clichy Batignolles, Paris (17th)

Archi Design Club Award 2018 (office category)

for an office and retail building, ZAC Clichy Batignolles, Paris (17th)

Eiffel trophy Steel architecture Award 2018 (office category)

for an office and retail building, ZAC Clichy Batignolles Paris (17th)

"Le Soufaché" prize 2017 by the Académie de l'Architecture

Archizinc Prize 2016 with AvantPropos Architects

for Moulins Secondary School in Lille (59)

Archi Design Club Trophy 2016

for the Rosalind Franklin School in Ivry-sur-Seine (94)

European Prize for Young Architects "40 under 40", 2012

Nomination for the Équerre d'Argent 2014

for the Porte des Lilas residence in Paris (20th)

Nomination for the Mies Van Der Rohe Award 2015

for the Porte des Lilas residence in Paris (20th))

Nomination for the Équerre d'Argent 2014

for the Porte des Lilas residence in Paris (20th)

Première œuvre Prize 2009, Groupe Moniteur

for the covered boulodrome in Meaux

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Architectures of cohabitation, curated by Arch+ magazine

Schau Fenster, Berlin, May 2022

Architecture & Vegetation, Creation of a pavilion for the Métropole du Grand Paris hosting a photographic exhibition by Ateliers Médicis

Biennale d'Architecture et de Paysage en Île-de-France, Versailles Mai-Juillet 2022

School of Biodiversity, Contribution to the exhibition La préséance du vivant, curated by Gilles Clément and Coloco

Biennale d'Architecture et de Paysage en Île-de-France, Versailles May-July 2022

Hosting life : Re-Using Modernity, contribution to Crossroads: Building the resilient city, curator Dominique Perrault

Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, September 2021

Groupe 2030, scenography and curatorship for the Société du Grand Paris Pavilion

Biennale d'Architecture et de Paysage en Île-de-France, Versailles May-July 2019

Contribution to Tempo d'acqua, curator Alfonso Femia

Pisa Architecture Biennial, 2019

Contribution to the exhibition Habiter Mieux, Habiter Plus

Pavillon de l’Arsenal, 2018

Contribution to the exhibition Social Housing, New European projects, curated by Karakusevic Carson Architects

Center for Architecture, New York, 2018

Exhibition Métamorphose de la Tour Montparnasse

Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Paris, 2017

Contribution to the exhibition Social Housing, Definition and design exemplars, commissariat Karakusevic Carson Architects

Riba Practice Space, Londres, 2017

Contribution to the exhibition Réinventer Paris

Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Paris, 2016

Contribution to the exhibition Sports, Portrait d’une métropole, curators NP2F and Thierry Mandoul

Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Paris, 2014

Contribution to the exhibition Le fabuleux destin du Nord-Est Parisien

Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Paris, 2010

Contribution to the exhibition Kama sutra

Maison de l’Architecture, Paris, 2010

Contribution to the exhibition Dehors ! Paris

Maison de l’Architecture, Paris, 2007

Exhibition of the Competition for the new Paris High Court

Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine, 2007

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La Défense – Making a system

January 2021: 202 pages, self-published, designed and laid out by Zoo, graphic designer, texts by ChartierDalix, images and archive photographs, ChartierDalix

Hosting Life, architecture as an ecosystem

September 2019: 448 pages, published by Park Books, designed and laid out by Building Paris (Benoît Santiard & Guillaume Grall), texts by ChartierDalix, Philippe Clergeau, Aurélien Huguet and Marion Waller (translated into English by Wordshop) Photographs by Myr Muratet, Camille Gharbi, Guillaume Guerrin, Philippe Guignard, Cyrille Weiner, and Angelo Bottazzi.

Calme Bloc,
ChartierDalix and Avenier Cornejo

June 2014, 104 pages, with 55 photographs and 9 illustrations, designed and laid out by Building Paris (Benoît Santiard & Guillaume Grall), with text by Sébastien Marot (translated into English by Andrew Ayers), photographs by Myr Muratet, David Foessel, and Luc Boegly. A co-publication by Metropolis / Actar, distribution Actar.

Office portrait AMC, special-issue

September 2016: 60 pages, texts and illustrations: ChartierDalix; photographs: Myr Muratet, David Foessel and Luc Boegly; graphic design: Building Paris (Benoît Santiard & Guillaume Grall)


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