Jean-Michel Wilmotte

From Dallas to Seoul, Moscou, Dakar and Sao Paulo, Jean-Michel Wilmotte and his teams has been crisscrossing the world for 45 years and, wherever he goes, he places human beings, their cultures and histories at the heart of its creation.

Jean-Michel Wilmotte is an architect, city-planner and designer, also a member of the French Academy of Fine Arts since 2015. Born in 1948 in Soissons (France), he was graduated in interior design from the Camondo School (Paris) before founding his agency Wilmotte & Associés in 1975 in Paris. Nowadays the architecture practice and its design studio Wilmotte & Industries bring together 250 architects, city-planners, designers, museographer and interior designers from 27 different nationalities.

In any project, from the simpliest to the most spectacular, they develop an approach which is innovative and sustainable at the same time, with a specific attention to landscaping, lighting, materials and finishes, while always being respectful of the local and historic context of the site Nowadays, Jean-Michel Wilmotte and his team are leading more than 100 projects in 23 countries with a major presence in the luxury, hotel and service, culture and industries sectors. Since 2010, the practice is one of the world’s 100 largest architectural firms according to WA100, a study published annually by the British Building Design magazine, being ranked 56 in 2020.

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Jean Michel Wilmotte