Dorénavant ATL accompagne Ateliers Lion associés pour pérenniser l’évolution de l’agence avec les associés David Jolly, Yves Lion, Claire Piguet, et Sevak Sarkissian


Inauguration of “Résidence Panorama” in the ZAC de la Haute-Maison (Champs-sur-Marne)

Yesterday, we assisted to the inauguration of the operation of 154 units located at the joint between the Bois de Grace and the Cité Descartes combining social and accession!

Work in progress : The second extension of the Castle of Blérancourt

Following the first extension from 1989, the second intervention involves the construction of a nave in the central axis of the composition involving the main entrance and access to the existing pavilion. At the moat, a large showroom opens on medieval remains. It associates archives and restoration workshops.

The work of the interchange of Paris-Ivry

Copyright SEMAPA

It is clear enlargement with the staircase to the left, and the first bridge released from his scaffolding (and directed by Marc Mimram).

Best wishes for 2016 !

Séoul, novembre 2015 © J. Stéfanelli

Place du Général Leclerc in Poitiers : store openings

Depuis la Place du Général Leclerc, ouverture du magasin H&M

Regional Centre for Teaching and Education in Healthcare

Open since early September, the Pôle Régional d’enseignement et de formation aux métiers de la Santé was inaugurated yesterday in the future eco-district of the Cartoucherie.

Réinventer Paris

We have been selected for the phase 3 of Réinventer Paris!

Refurbishment of the Printemps

In Poitiers, construction continues. The main facade on “La Place des Armes” is in the final phase. Delivery planned in December, 2015.


Regional Centre for Teaching and Education in Healthcare

Progress of construction that started in November 2013 and which will be delivered for the school year of 2015-2016.


Maison Blanche Project Area, in Neuilly-sur-Marne

We were awarded the consultation launched by the AFTRP Planning Company, for the mission of urban, landscape and infrastructure development.

We are entrusted with the development of the neighborhood’s public spaces and with the urban and architectural coordination of this neighborhood of about 4000 housing units, a thousand of which should be delivered in 2017.


The Copernic Bridge

The opening of the Copernic bridge project which connects two districts of Champs-sur-Marne.

Inauguration du Pont Copernic

MIPIM Awards 2015 : Best Urban Regeneration Project

At MIPIM 2015, the Boulevard du Littoral in the Euromediterranee district won the MIPIM Award for Best Urban Regeneration Project.

Boulevard Euromediterranée, Marseille’s new waterfront
Marseille, France
Architect : Ateliers Lion – Ilex – Kern et Associés
Developer : Euromediterranée


Happy New Year 2015 !


Marseille : progress in the working areas

The Euromed’s film shows the progress in the working areas that have been built in Marseille.

Work begins on transformation of Printemps department store, Poitiers

The restructuring plan of the former department store of Poitiers begins with the partial demolition of the building: the elimination of blank facades, demolition of the fourth floor, chopping down of interior partitions.

The general structure of the existing building is preserved in order to house the programs of the project (shops at the ground and first floors, accommodations in the upper floors).

Delivery scheduled for late 2015.

Residence “High Park” Cornerstone Laying, Asnieres-sur-Seine, ZAC PSA

In the presence of Manuel Aeschlimann, mayor of Asnieres-sur-Seine; Josiane Fischer, Deputy Mayor delegated to planning and major projects; Jean-Luc Poidevin, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Urban Turnkey CEO of Villes & Projets; Yann Doublier , CEO of Nexity- Apollonia and Nexity- Seeri; Yves Lion and Claire Piguet, urban architects.

Vaudoyer Park Delivery, Marseille

As part of Boulevard du Littoral construction site, Vaudoyer Park offers new playground and relaxation area to Marseille’s unhabitants. Joining the lower and the upper town, this development includes several sanitary facilities networks.

This place of shade and coolness is the real entrance of the Panier district; this garden is a belvedere on the landscape and the Port de la Méditerranée.

The public garden offers a children’s playground surrounded by the vegetation (stem-trees and shrubby beds implantation), and a set of benches facing the open landscape and the interior of the garden.

First Jump from the Atenor Tower, Brussels

Professional basejumper and wingsuit pilot Cedric Dumont jumped from the UP-site tower, Quai de Willebroeck, Brussels. Located along the canal, the 42-floors tower is 140 meters high, making it the tallest residential tower in Belgium.

Delivery of École nationale des ponts et chaussées Sport Fields Footbridge, Champs-sur-Marne

The footbridge leading to the sports fields of École nationale des ponts et chaussées in Marne-la-Vallée was delivered in June.

Official Opening of the UP-Site Complex, Brussels

Along the Vergote Pond in Brussels, works on the UP-Site housing complex are ending. With 42 floors (140 meters), this project includes the tallest residential tower in Belgium (250 apartments). Around a shared interior block garden, the operation also includes building-villas overlooking the Péniches Quay (Quai des Péniches) and an office complex on the Willebroek Boulevard. Symbolic in the Brussels skyline, the UP-site project contributes to the renewal of the canal district.

Works in Progress at Masséna-Bruneseau, Paris XIII

In the Eastern part of Paris Rive Gauche joint development zone, the operational status of public spaces and buildings sites  is accelerating, gradually bringing Paris and Ivry-sur-Seine closer:

– Completion of the structural works of the building reaching 50 meters, avenue de France,
– Advancement of the different programs, along the Avenue de France and Rue du Loiret.
–  Inauguration of Calcia Cement’s new distribution center, rue Bruneseau


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Around the Farhat Hached square, from th Berlier business center.


Delivery of Puygarreau Garden, Poitiers

Last part of the redevelopment of Poitiers’ downtown, the Puygarreau garden was delivered in March and offers to the public area an inside look at private gardens.


Laureate of the competitive dialogue for the convertion of the Bon Secours block, Metz

The team Ateliers Lion Associés – Iris Conseil is laureate of the competitive dialogue organised by the City of Metz for the conversion of the block Bon Secours, in the Nouvelle Ville district.


Launch of the new website

A new website compatible with smartphones and tablets has been launch. Strengthened by two new sections, “News” and “Portfolio” (coming soon), discovering and following Ateliers Lion’s evolution and projects has never been this easy!

New projects, competitions, prizes, publications and openings… This website is faster, more complete and has more information, with constant news updates and booklets presenting the agency’s work available to download.


Ateliers Lion associés

Publication of the monograph

Titled Encore en Ville – Dix années de projets aux Ateliers Lion Associés, the monograph has a preface written by Eric Lapierre and texts by Olivier Namias and is now available at Archibooks Editions.

Tracing the evolution of the agency over the past ten years, this book is an occasion to come back on some of the most important projects through photographs, interviews, analysis and thoughts on architecture, the urban life and on the search of the multidisciplinary related to the job of architect.

Exhibition of the “Dorsale Est” model at the shopping mall O’Parinor, Aulnay-sous-bois

Following its exhibition at the French pavilion during the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale, then at the Cité du Patrimoine et de l’Architecture in the Palais Chaillot of Paris, the model is now exhibited at the O’Parinor shopping mall of Aulnay-sous-Bois, until February 24th.


Best wishes for 2014!


For 2014, here is a message of serenity.

Ateliers Lion Associés wishes you a happy new year.

Exhibition of the “Grands Ensembles” model at la Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine of Paris

Following its exposure at the French Pavilion of the 2012 Venice Biennale, the model illustrating the “Grands Ensembles”  theme is now on display at la Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine in Paris. The exhibition “La Dorsale Est : « Faire ville » dans la métropole parisienne” takes place from 16 December 2013 to 13 January 2014.

Official opening of the Islamic Cultures Institute (ICI), Paris

The new Islamic Cultures Institute building, dedicated to the creation and diffusion of contemporary cultures related to the Muslim world, has been opened on November 28th, 2013, with two addresses : 56 Rue Stephenson and 19-23 Rue Leon in the 18th arrondissement of Paris.

This cultural institute, located in the Goutte d’Or, gathers exhibition rooms, a cooking workshop, a café, a reception, a prayer room, study classes, offices, and a hammam, and tea salon scheduled to open in early 2014.


Les travaux de l’échangeur à Masséna-Bruneseau

The SEMAPA’s film shows the progress in the interchange in Massena-Bruneseau.