Atelier Iwona Buczkowska

The Atelier was founded in 1978 by Iwona Buczkowska, an architect and urban planner, a graduate of École Spéciale d'Architecture in Paris. The architectcreates residential buildings in the spirit of the garden-terrace concept developed on a neighborhood scale by Jean Renaudie as a development of the late modernist concepts of the Team X group. In 1989 she received a gold medal and a special prize at the Fifth World Architecture Biennale in Sofia for her design of the Le Blanc-Mesnil housing development, in 1994 shereceived theFrench Academy of Architecture's Silver Medal for lifetime achievement, and in 2003 she received the People's Choice Award for the Le Blanc-Mesnil neighborhood(voting via the Internet). Shewas awarded the Label d'architecture du XX sièclefor her design of a residential building in Saint-Dizier.She did design work at the École nationale supérieure d'architecture et de paysage de Lille and the École nationale supérieure d'architecture de Versailles.

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