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Paul Andreu

French architect and engineer mostly noted for his numerous airport designs.

Biographical Information

Name: Paul Andreu
Born on 10 July 1938 in Bordeaux, Gironde (33), Aquitaine, France, Europe
Place(s) of activity:
1961

Graduates from the Ecole Polytechnique.

1963

Graduates from the Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées.

1967

In charge of the design and construction of the Charles de Gaulle Airport at Roissy, near Paris.

1968

Graduates from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts.

1986

Architect of the Jakarta airport.

1987

The Kansai International Airport Corporation retains his solution to construct the airport on an artificial island.

1987

Eurotunnel: Coquelles terminal.

1996

Airports in Teheran (Iran) and Harare (Zimbabwe)

30 November 2002

He leaves Aéroports de Paris (ADP). Instead of reitiring, he creates his own architectural office to follow the completion of his designs around the world such as the Beijing Opera and the Oriental Arts Center in Shanghai. His last design for ADP is the Terminal 2E at Charles de Gaulle Airport opened in June 2003.

Notes & Comments

He has worked or done studies on more than 40 airport terminals the world over.

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

architect

Bibliography

Relevant Publications

  • Andreu, Paul J'ai fait beaucoup d'aérogares, Editions Descartes, Paris (France), ISBN 2910301923, 1998
  • Courtiau, Jean-Pierre La Grande Arche, Éditions du Demi-Cercle, Paris (France), ISBN 2907757199, 1994
  • Mission Interministérielle de Coordination des Grandes Opérations d'Architecture et d'Urbanisme Architectures capitales, Electa Moniteur, Paris (France), ISBN 2866530411, 1988
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  • Date created
    05/06/1999
  • Last Update
    22/07/2014