Jaquand Corinne

Ecole Nationale supérieure d’architecture de Paris-Belleville, France

Corinne Jaquand is a lecturer at the ENSAPB-Ecole Nationale supérieure d’architecture de Paris-Belleville and researcher at the IPRAUS-Institut Parisien de Recherche en architecture, urbanisme et société. She was trained as architect and urbanist in Paris, has worked for the Senate of Berlin and the French Ministry of Foreign Affair in the context of the competitions for the capital city (Parliament district at Spreebogen, French Embassy at Pariser Platz). She collaborated as well for private French investors in Germany. In 2003, she earned a doctorate at the EHESS-Ecole des Hautes études en Sciences Sociales, her PhD dealing with the metropolization of Greater Berlin at the beginning of the 20th century. She has published on park politics in Germany up to the present and on comparative planning studies in Europa.

In 2010 she received a grant from the CCA-Centre Canadien d’architecture de Montréal to pursue researches on German architects who emigrated in the UK and the US during the rise of Nazism, contributing to regional planning and decentralization ideas overseas (Hilberseimer, Gutkind, Korn, Zucker).

In 2013 she has found the group work “Inventer le Grand Paris” together with some urban historians of University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée. This committee extended internationally including experts from Berlin, New York, Delft and London. Since 2013, yearly conferences on the history of Greater Paris have been held with the purpose to link political and social issues with planning projects and urban morphology in the perspective of international exchanges in the field of urbanism (the proceedings are accessible on www.inventerlegrandparis).

Presently she prepares a “Hdr-Habilitation à diriger des Recherches” on the topic of Greater Paris in the making. 100 years of landscape-induced Metropolization.