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Paul Chemetov

Paris, France
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Paul Chemetov (born 6 September 1928) is a French architect and urbanist. He is best known for his collaborations with Borja Huidobro. He graduated from the National School of Fine Arts in 1959. Chemetov taught at the École des Ponts Paris Tech until 1989, when he switched to the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. In 1961, he joined the AAU. Chemetov has received several awards and honors including the Grand prix national de l'architecture (1980), Officer of the Legion of Honour, Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, and Officer of the Ordre national du Mérite.

His works include housing complex in Vigneux (1960–1964), French Embassy in New Delhi (1982–1985), the Ministry of Economy of France (1986), Fontaines du Ministère in Paris (1988), from 1989–1994 he was responsible for the renovation of the main gallery of the evolution of the National Museum of Natural History, with Huidobro. He designed few public libraries among them the public library at Montpellier (2000) and the public library at Châlons-en-Champagne (2001).

Paris, France
Bostjan, February 13th, 2019