MVRDV - Director Nicolas Land to lecture at various French architecture schools

Director Nicolas Land to lecture at various French architecture schools


MVRDV Director Nicolas Land will give several presentations in the coming weeks at various French architecture schools. He will virtually visit the ENSAM in Montpellier, La Martinière-Diderot in Lyon and the ENSA in Paris.  

Architect Nicolas Land is the director of the Parisian office of MVRDV. He leads French projects in the detailed development and execution stages for MVRDV’s France Studio. Projects he is currently overseeing include Ilot de l’Octroi in Rennes, La Serre in Issy-les-Moulineaux, Part-Dieu in Lyon, Gaîté Montparnasse in Paris and Ilot Queyries and La Vallée Verte in Bordeaux.

La Vallée Verte in Bordeaux

 Prior to joining MVRDV in 2018, Land worked as an architect and office manager at Louis Paillard Architecte in France for eleven years. He lends an international perspective to his practice, having completed his architectural studies in both France and the Netherlands, at Ecole d’Architecture de la Ville & des Territoires à Marne-la-Vallée, the Ecole Nationale Supérieur d’Architecture de Paris La Villette, and at the Eindhoven Technical University in the Netherlands.  

On May 5, he will speak at the ENSAM in Montpellier about the waterfront architecture and MVRDV’s ideas on this topic. At the ENSA in Paris, he will elaborate on how MVRDV combines its research with concrete action, on May 6. Finally, he will virtually visit La Martinière-Diderot in Lyon to discuss the general vision of MVRDV for their architecture and design students on May 11.