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COSTE Emmanuel

COSTE Emmanuel | Agence Coste Architectures

Emmanuel Coste Coste Architecture directs the Agency since 1997. Mobilized for sustainable development, it applies to the majority of its projects the principles of high environmental quality (HQE ) and renewable energy . In 2006 , the photographer Yann Arthus -Bertrand asked him to study and make a home for his passive emission Vu Du Ciel . Presented to the public in July 2007 , it is called "The Good House ". Logically , the design of this house is a step to the architect to larger projects in the field of sustainable development, including eco-neighborhoods and urban development . This approach is a logical extension of his architectural career. Young architect graduated from the School of Architecture of the Languedoc-Roussillon in 1991, it operates very early on construction projects of public institutions in different communities . In Grenoble , he did his national service as chief architect at the Directorate of Public Works Engineering of the city. Then he worked in Morocco for the cities of Casablanca and Marrakech. Back to Montpellier, where he was born in 1966 , he joined the Agency Coste with active participation on projects, including assistance for educational buildings. Meanwhile he specialized in computer graphics and taught computer graphics at the School of Architecture of the Languedoc -Roussillon. In 1988 , he founded an association of architects around the use of computer tools applied to Architecture . Elected to the Board of the College of Architects, he was mobilized to promote architectural quality by the introduction of multimedia tools. In 1995 , he worked as an employee at the direction of the work of architect CHU Montpellier . He studied several major restructuring of hospital services. Aware of the problems of childcare hospital , it involves volunteers for making play areas in pediatrics. In 1996, he won the 4th session of the Europan competition , with an urban project in Aubervilliers (93). He had already been awarded in 1994. He then decided to install an agency in Paris. He produced various projects for municipalities throughout France . Since 1998 he is involved in the quality process architects and acts as consultant to the Construction Quality Agency . Since 2000 , he developed a real specialty in aquatic facilities design ( public swimming pools , spas and leisure centers ) based on eco- architecture. After several remarkable achievements, it is now one of the recognized architects in this area. Architect consultant for the MIQCP (Interministerial Mission for the quality of public Constructions), he is involved in the defense of the architectural quality. The BIM of gold received in 2014, confirmed his dual expertise architecture and digital mockup.