Christophe Hutin is a French architect from Bordeaux, founder of Christophe Hutin Architecture office and also a teacher in architecture school. He studied and documented townships and squatters’ camps from South Africa and he is committed to the issue of housing, developing economic and bioclimatic single houses (house-greenhouses) and innovative collective housing projects. Also, on his credit there are examples of cultural facilities that re-use historical buildings. He is the founder and coordinator of the Eunic Studio in Johannesburg, conducting the „Learning From” workshop in places like Detroit (USA), Soweto (South Africa) and Uzeste (France). He is the winner of the 2019 Mies Van Der Rohe Award for the Transformation of buildings G, H, I of the Grand Parc, 530 housing units, together with Lacaton & Vassal architectes and Frédéric Druot Architecture.
Presentation: Project by transformation – Winning project of the EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe Award 2019