Arcsoc Lecture Series: PDDA

Queen’s Architecture Society (ArcSoc) in partnership with the Royal Society of Ulster Architects (RSUA) is delighted to invite you to a public talk by PDDA.  This event is open to all students regardless of institution.

Jean-Pierre Pranlas-Descours, Architect, Urban Planner, Author and Professor of Architecture has developed a permanent work of the articulation of scales defining himself as an architect of the territory.  In 1986, Pranlas-Descours received the prestigious Rome Prize in Architecture from L’Academie de France in Rome.

To further his research, the following year he was honoured with a residency at the Academy’s campus, Villa Medici. He was nominated for the Equerre d’Argent Architectural Prize of the AMC Review, 2000, 2003, 2006. In 2004, Pranlas-Descours’ project for the new center of Saint-Jacques-de-La-lande was shortlisted for the European Urban Prize. For his Bottière Chenaie Urban Design, Nantes, he was the recipient for the distinguished Robert Auzelle Prize. In 2012 Pranlas-Descours received the Honor Medaille from L’Academie D’Architecture de France.